RI newborns earn a $100 grant to get their college savings started.
Here are a few online resources that can help:
CollegeBound Saver team members are available to talk about investing for college at information sessions, fairs, conferences and other community events.
The Rhode Island Foundation manages more than 150 scholarship and fellowship funds based on donations from Rhode Islanders. Assistance is offered to students at a variety of levels (from middle school to post-graduate), in communities throughout the state.
For middle and high school students in low-income urban school districts, The College Crusade of Rhode Island reaches out to motivated students and encourages their commitment to learning.
The College Planning Center of Rhode Island offers low cost state-based education loans, free admissions and financial aid assistance through the College Planning Center of Rhode Island.
A not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.
A clearinghouse for information about college savings programs.
A comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools.
A non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States.
A not-for-profit organization that seeks to improve the personal financial literacy of students in kindergarten through college.
Search the U.S. Department of Education's database of school and campus codes, as well as Title IV eligibility status for eligible institutions. Only Title IV-eligible schools can be used for qualified 529 distributions.
A good source of information on a range of college savings-related topics, including 529 basics, comparisons of types of plans, and how to save for college.
Fastweb is a free service that matches members to nearly 1.5 million relevant scholarship opportunities and provides insider financial aid tips, advice on high school and college life.