If you have small children, teens, or high-schoolers on your holiday gift-giving list that you’re still struggling to shop for, we are stretching your dollar with the gift that will keep giving through their college years.
Consider contributing to a college savings plan as a gift!
From straight donations to 529 plans, to recycling old gift cards for tuition dollars. If you have un-used gift cards, you can even turn those into gifts for college.
Check out the website giftofcollege.com. There, you can exchange your gift card for an e-gift card to put toward a college education.
Thee site accepts gift cards from more than 200 retailers, including Starbucks and Barnes and Noble.
You can use the new e-gift card to put into any 529 plan or even to help pay down student loan debt.
The gift of college website also sells separate gift cards as a way to contribute to someone’s college education.