The Meadowlark Savings Pledge

Great news for Nebraska babies — If you added a new baby to your family in 2020, 2021, 2022, or 2023 you’ll be excited to hear how the State of Nebraska is supporting your college savings goals.

Where education takes flight.

A NEST 529 plan will put your loved one on track to soar toward their goals. Take 10 minutes to enroll in a plan that's right for you, and they'll be on their way.

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NEST 529 Features

Here’s what you can expect when you invest with NEST.


Open an account in 10 minutes, then you can manage everything easily online, contribute, reallocate funds, and make investment changes whenever you want.

Tax Benefits

Tax-advantaged savings mean your money works harder for you. Tax benefits include a Nebraska state tax deduction, tax-deferred growth, and tax-free qualified withdrawals.12

Investment Options

Customize your investment portfolio to fit your risk tolerance, time frame, and savings goals. Make saving even easier with automatic contributions from your bank account or paycheck.

Understanding 529 Plans

A 529 college savings plan is a tax-advantaged investment account that can be used for future education expenses.

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NEST Webinars

Join one of our webinars for expert advice on everything you need to know about your 529 Plan. Learn about increasing your college savings, tax benefits, and more.

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College Savings Calculator

Create your own college savings report based on your family’s situation. Enter your information and you’ll see the total projected cost and estimated monthly savings amount you’ll need to get there.

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Meadowlark Program

Meadowlark is an exciting new program established by the State of Nebraska, where the State will contribute a $50 deposit to help you start saving for your child’s education. This is a great time to open an account for your newborn and start setting aside funds for future education expenses.

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