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  • February 3, 2022
    Lifelong Learning

    Teach Your Kids to Love Their Library!

    “Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.”—Neil Gaiman It’s Library Lovers Month—the perfect time to discover the true value of your public library! Across Florida’s 67 counties, hundreds of libraries offer a wide range of free and easy-to-access resources. The first…
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  • January 26, 2022 cash 4 college
    Saving for College

    Earn Cash 4 College!

    The 2022 Prepaid Plan Open Enrollment is here, and we have some great news for Floridians. Families that purchase a Prepaid Plan by April 30 can receive a cash bonus of up to $500 to cover additional college expenses as part of our Cash4College incentive program. And with no Prepaid…
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  • January 21, 2022 mom and dad with newborn baby
  • January 21, 2022 little girls playing in the playroom
  • January 18, 2022
    Path to College

    Florida Prepaid Can Make Trade Careers Happen

    The world is changing fast these days—right along with your child’s interests, abilities and post-high school opportunities. Maybe they don’t want to attend a traditional 4-year university. Maybe they want to enter the workforce sooner and start earning their own money. Maybe they want to master a skilled trade and…
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  • January 5, 2022 piggy bank with college cap
  • December 6, 2021 family enjoying the autumn outdoors together
    Saving for College

    Why Experiences Make Fantastic Gifts

    Maybe you’re worried about your little ones becoming materialistic. Maybe you prefer the idea of making lasting memories. Maybe you just hate shopping, or at least feel like you’re running out of time. These are some of the more obvious reasons some people choose to give the gift of an…
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  • December 1, 2021
    Path to College

    Tips to conquer the ACT or SAT

    Taking the SAT or ACT has reached “rite of passage” status for college-bound high school students. For some, it’s a laissez-faire experience; for others, it’s a high-stakes opportunity that demands heroic study schedules. It’s up to parents and students to find their happy middle. The baseline reality? The tests can’t…
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  • November 8, 2021 stressed out girl
    Path to College

    Tips for overextended teens

    Our college-bound kids are talented and goal-oriented, but that comes with challenges. What happens when they become overextended? How can parents help teens find balance? Florida Prepaid sat down recently with Dr. Kimberly Renk, a psychology professor at the University of Central Florida, to discuss this.  Here are a few…
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  • November 8, 2021 Gift Boxes
    Saving for College

    Priceless: The gift of college savings

    Inflation continues to impact Floridians, and recent reports suggest it is not taking a break for the holidays. Nor is the recession. This means the same amount of money spent in typical years simply won’t go as far. But we can think of one gift is recession- and inflation-proof: A…
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