Broken Arrow parents receive Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan worth $1,529 for newborn daughter

TULSA -- Many parents thinking about having children in the millennial age worry about saving money for their future children's education.

A Broken Arrow family got some relief to that stress.

Broken Arrow parents Sarah and Michael Williams welcomed their fourth child Vivian Nicole Williams into the world at 12:44 a.m. Friday. What they didn't expect to receive was the Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan worth $1,529 that was awarded to them as a part of National and Oklahoma College Savings Awareness day. 

“With Vivian being our fourth child, this is a blessing for us,” said Sarah Williams. “We’ve inquired about the Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan with our other children. Being awarded ‘5-29 Day Baby’ gives us the motivation to kick-start our college savings for our other children.”

The annual OCSP Newborn Sweepstakes awards one baby born in Oklahoma $5,529 towards his/her college savings. Parents and grandparents have until April 14, 2015 to enter their 2014 newborn.  The hospital where the baby is born will also receive $1,529.

For official rules and to enter the sweepstakes, go to www.ok4saving.org/newborn .

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