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The START Saving Program is Louisiana's 529 College Savings Plan, and is a great way to save for a child's college education. Click the links to the left of your screen to learn more about the program and to participate.

Supplement Number 3 to the 2011 Disclosure Booklet 6-1-14

Supplement Number 2 to the 2011 Disclosure Booklet 6-20-12

Supplement Number 1 to the 2011 Disclosure Booklet 6-7-11

START Disclosure Booklet Effective January 1, 2011

Important Information to Protect Your Child

College Savings Plans Network Dispels Top 10 Myths about 529 Plans

The College Savings Plans Network—the national non-profit association and the leading, objective source of information about Section 529 College Savings Plans and Prepaid Tuition Plans—is collecting information from 529 investors in each state to learn more about the habits of people who are saving for college. This will help us better understand investors’ patterns. No individual’s specific data will be shared- we are only looking for overall numbers and trends. Please take a moment to fill out this brief survey here:

The Louisiana START Saving Program has received a
5 Cap Rating from,
that organization's highest ranking.

Click here to see the article.


Click here to be a START Hero

The following organizations
actively promote START:

Click here to visit the Louisiana Department of Revenue website

Click here to visit the Woman's Exceptional Care, Centered on You website