Now union members can get extra money for college, for yourself, your children or grandchildren, through a new Union Plus benefit. The Union SAFE College Savings Grants of $500 is for union members and retirees who open new 529 tax-free college savings accounts this year.
Steps to collect the $500:
1. Open a new 529 college savings account between January 1, 2009 and July 31, 2009.
2. Deposit $1,000 into the 529 plan before November 30, 2009.
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