Giving families financial opportunities

Education savings gives them a competitive edge

Scholar's Edge 529 planning tools for families

Contribution options

There's more than one way to fund your 529 plan with gifting and recurring contribution options.

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Investment options

A variety of portfolio options to fit your education savings needs.

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Payroll direct deposit

Use this form to start, change, or stop payroll direct deposit instructions on your existing Scholar's Edge account(s).

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Access four calculators designed to help you navigate your education savings and payment plans.

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Features & benefits

Scholar's Edge combines the key benefits of a 529 plan with the key features you expect from Principal.

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How to enroll

Reach out to your financial professional and request to enroll in a Scholar's Edge 529 Plan.

Contact your financial professional

Email the Scholar's Edge 529 Plan enrollment kit directly to your financial professional and ask to enroll.

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Contact us

Call 866-529-SAVE (866-529-7283), Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. MT, to talk to a Scholar's Edge client service representative.