Let’s Play Ball!

Brittany CominsNewsroom

Scoring a college degree is a home run for your future! That’s why my College Savings Mississippi team and I are handing out $4,500 worth of scholarships at Trustmark Park this weekend (May 26-27). Please visit our College Savings tent on the concourse before each championship baseball game and you could score as much as $500 in scholarship money! If … Read More

College Savings Deadline Approaching

Brittany CominsNewsroom

Dear Friends, Last week, seven of Mississippi’s eight public colleges announced tuition increases, with the only exception being Jackson State University. These annual tuition hikes seem to be more and more of the norm. And without question, the rising prices have left many students deeper and deeper in debt. In fact, the average Mississippi graduates with $30,000 worth of student … Read More

State Treasurer Extends MPACT Open Enrollment Period to July 15

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State Treasurer David McRae today extended the open enrollment period for the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Plan (MPACT) to July 15. This College Savings Plan allows families to lock-in tuition rates and pre-pay their child’s tuition. “We are thrilled to extend the open enrollment period to July 15, giving folks another two months to start a plan before prices … Read More

The next step forward

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“The next step forward in building an inclusive society is making sure every young American gets a great education and the opportunity to achieve the American Dream.” Those words from President Trump’s State of the Union this week really stuck with me, as they touch on one of the core responsibilities I have as Mississippi State Treasurer. In addition to … Read More

Tonight’s State of the State Address

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Were you able to catch Governor Reeves’ State of the State address this evening? He did a great job, focusing on fixes to the prison system, workforce development, and teacher pay. All in all, I thought he laid out an aggressive and substantive plan for the future of Mississippi. At Treasury, we are excited to support his workforce development agenda … Read More