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Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

...parents, even those still with newborns, it's never to early to start a college savings plan. In fact, the University of Alaska College Savings Plan is one that is tailored for Alaskans, even those on a tight budget. The minimum initial deposit...
Deadline for PFD contributions approaching

...until then to make direct contributions from their PFD to their favorite non-profit organizations or to their University of Alaska College Savings Plan.This year's PFD direct deposit will fall on Oct 3. All 2013 PFD payments will also be mailed...
'I Know I Can' program inspires children

From Monday through next Friday, the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education and the University of Alaska College Savings Plan will again partner to bring the message of "I Know I Can" to second-grade students in Juneau schools.Since 2007...
A jewel in the crown of the University of Alaska: College savings program

...the nation to receive Morningstar's Gold rating.(1)A version of this plan is marketed in Alaska as the University of Alaska College Savings Plan. It offers the same investment options as the T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan plus a very...
Fewer putting fund money in college plan

...2009. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that 8,289 people have opted to put dividend money into the University of Alaska College Savings Plan, a 5.4 percent decrease from last year. Plan officials blame the economy, saying fewer people...
Fees reduced for college savings plan

ANCHORAGE - The University of Alaska College Savings Plan is reducing its fees to help Alaska families save for college. KTUU-TV reports the program announced the reduction...
Alaska college plan to give away money to boost enrollment

FAIRBANKS - Administrators of the University of Alaska College Savings Plan hope a giveaway will revive interest from those who need to save money for higher education. The college fund announced...
Dividend checks sent to the wrong accounts

...received notice from the state that $925 of their daughter's dividend had been credited to her account at the University of Alaska College Savings Program, they were a bit surprised. They are not alone. Every year about 100 people across the state...
College Savings plan grows

...More Alaskans as well as Americans outside the state are setting aside money to attend college through the University of Alaska College Savings Plan. The savings plan, available to anyone living in the United States, allows parents and children...
Sally Jo Bridge and baseball, and riding her bicycle. She graduated from Haines High School in 1967 and attended the University of Alaska College from 1967 to 1969. Her adventurous spirit and drive to perform took her to New Mexico with an acting troupe...


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