Children in fifth-grade can get a jump start on saving money for college.

Arizona Family College Savings Plan (AZ529) is having an essay-writing competition open to all fifth-graders in the state with the theme of “In 20 years I’ll change the world by…”

The winners of the contest will get $529 towards an AZ529 college savings plan and 20 prizes will be given across Arizona. The deadline to submit essays is Oct. 31 in direct mail or online. To learn more, visit




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