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Find Sales, Contests for College Savings Accounts

Essay contests and sales are a few ways 529 plans offer incentives to save for college.

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"Parents know they need to save for college," says Pennsylvania's Rohanna, "But it moves to the top of the to-do list when they have to do it by end of the month to take advantage of promotions."

Trying to fund your education? Get tips and more in the U.S. News Paying for College center.