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Educator Update from the Nevada State Treasurer's Office
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Dear Nevada Educators:

Welcome to a new school year!

Don't forget the Nevada State Treasurer's Office is here to help you teach your students about the importance of saving for college. We have a variety of resources, including an e-book featuring Sage, the college savings desert tortoise, and curriculum that meets state standards to use in your classroom. 

September is College Savings Month!

To celebrate, the Nevada State Treasurer’s Office is giving away five $529 college savings accounts in September. Parents should visit NV529.org for more information. Entries must be received by September 30, 2016.
 


Kick Start in the Classroom
 
Are you a public school kindergarten teacher who would like to bring the message of college savings into your classroom? Contact the Nevada State Treasurer's Office today to learn more about the resources available, including the "Little by Little" book, piggybank and t-shirt for all of your students. Contact our office at collegesavings@nevadatreasurer.gov for more information!

Thank you for joining us to grow the college-going culture in Nevada!

Sincerely, 

Nevada State Treasurer’s Office

 
Check out the classroom ready materials we have created for you at NV529.org

Classroom Resources
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For more information about the SSGA Upromise 529 Plan ("the Plan") download the Plan Description and Participation Agreement or request one by calling 1-800-587-7305. Investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information are included in the Plan Description and Participation Agreement; read and consider it carefully before investing. 

Please Note: Before investing in any 529 plan, you should consider whether your or the beneficiary's home state offers a 529 plan that provides its taxpayers with favorable state tax and other benefits that are only available through investment in the home state's 529 plan.

The Plan is administered by the Board of Trustees of the College Savings Plans of Nevada (the "Board"), chaired by the Nevada State Treasurer. Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc. (“ABD”) serves as the Program Manager. ABD has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations, including distribution of the Plan and provision of certain marketing services. State Street Global Advisors (“SSGA”) serves as Investment Manager for the Plan except for the Savings Portfolio, which is managed by Sallie Mae Bank, and also provides or arranges for certain marketing services for the Plan. The Plan's Portfolios invest in either (i) Exchange Traded Funds and mutual funds offered or managed by SSGA or its affiliates; or (ii) a Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)-insured omnibus savings account held in trust by the Board at Sallie Mae Bank. Except for the Savings Portfolio, investments in the Plan are not insured by the FDIC. Units of the Portfolios are municipal securities and the value of units will vary with market conditions.

Investment returns will vary depending upon the performance of the Portfolios you choose. Except to the extent of FDIC insurance available for the Savings Portfolio, you could lose all or a portion of your money by investing in the Plan, depending on market conditions. Account Owners assume all investment risks as well as responsibility for any federal and state tax consequences.
Our mailing address is:
Nevada State Treasurer's Office
555 E. Washington Ave, Suite 4600
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

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