Five strategies to improve 529 College Savings Plans

State-sponsored college savings plans, often called 529 plans, offer tax incentives to facilitate saving for postsecondary education. Low- and moderate-income families are less likely to have college savings than higher-income families.

College Savings Match Programs: Design and Policy

Lassar, T., Clancy, M., & McClure, S. (2011). College savings match programs: Design and policy (CSD Working Paper No. 11-28). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.