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  • June 17, 2019 Father and mother holding child and smiling
    Lifelong Learning

    Need some parenting encouragement? Read this.

    Why are we so hard on ourselves as parents? Perhaps it’s because we sense the sheer enormity of raising a human being from infancy to adulthood. We feel like our children arrive to us like lumps of clay, and it’s up to us to sculpt the next masterpiece. We look around to see how other […]

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  • May 29, 2019
    Financial Literacy

    May 29 is 529 Day: Do you know what that means?

    Do you know what a 529 is? If you do, you’re ahead of most Americans, according to a recent study by the College Savings Plans Network. One-third of Americans have heard of 529 college savings plans — but only one in five actually know what the plans are for. We are more than happy to […]

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  • April 30, 2019 Smiling Family and their Dog
    Saving for College

    Five often overlooked reasons to buy Florida Prepaid!

    Open enrollment ends on April 30, and if you’re reading this you must still be on the fence. Maybe these five considerations will tip you in the right direction! More than 1 million Prepaid Plans have been sold in 30 years. It’s guaranteed by the state of Florida. We’re big believers in 529 Savings and Investment […]

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  • April 24, 2019
  • April 16, 2019 Happy college graduate hugging her father
    Path to College

    10 amazing reasons to go to college in Florida!

    You probably already know countless reasons why it’s amazing to go to college in Florida. There’s everything about the Florida lifestyle: our gorgeous weather, the natural beauty of our beaches and springs, the thrills at our world-renowned theme parks. Or maybe you’re thinking more practically about the career opportunities that await after you graduate—Kiplinger ranked […]

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  • April 8, 2019
  • March 28, 2019
    Saving for College

    Why April is a great month to save for college

    When it comes to filing your taxes, are you a procrastinator? We can certainly understand why … there’s little that’s fun about gathering those W-2s, charitable contribution records and mortgage interest statements, then sitting down at the computer for long stretches of confusing data entry. We have a silver lining for this situation, though. If […]

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  • March 25, 2019 Celebrating 30 Years of College Savings Banner
    Saving for College

    Meet 10 of Florida Prepaid’s biggest fans

    It’s our 30th anniversary here at Florida Prepaid, and we are still celebrating! There is much to be joyful about. We’re changing lives for a new generation: The first Prepaid recipients now have children of their own, and many are purchasing plans to give their little ones the promise and security they felt while growing […]

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  • February 27, 2019
    Lifelong Learning

    When your child fears math, you can help

    If you’ve ever done math homework with a child who has slammed down a pencil, worn a hole through the paper with the eraser, or dripped crocodile tears onto that three-digit by two-digit multiplication problem, then you know: Math anxiety is real. As parents, it’s disheartening to watch our child feel intense frustration or helplessness […]

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  • February 1, 2019 Mother and daughter playing on the bed.
    Industry Highlights

    Great news! Affordable Prepaid Plan Pricing Announced!

    With open enrollment beginning, we have some excellent news to share! Prices for all of our Florida Prepaid Plans will remain steady this year — a bottom-line boon to Florida families who are ready to pre-purchase their children’s college education. We’re also excited to unveil a new tool that will make it even easier to […]

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