NEST 529 College Savings Launches Big Dreams $10K Giveaway

Giveaway supports children and families in pursuit of big goals and
higher education

OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg, NEST 529 College Savings and
First National Bank of Omaha today are launching the “Big Dreams $10K
Giveaway” to highlight ways for families to save for post-secondary

Two winners will be drawn from those who enter the Giveaway. Each will
receive a $5,000 contribution to a NEST 529 College Savings account for
the benefit of a child, designated by the winner, who is 10 years old or
younger as of the date of the drawing. All U.S. residents (except
residents of the states of New York or Florida) who are the age of
majority or older at the time of entry are eligible. All that is
required to enter is a quick online signup for the drawing at

“We recognize the importance of a college education and the amount of
planning, saving and expense by parents and relatives that goes into
fulfilling dreams for their families,” said Stenberg, who is Trustee of
the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST). “We want Nebraska
families and those across the country to understand that a NEST 529
College Savings account can help make those educational dreams come

“We are thrilled to offer people this opportunity to kick off their
college savings in a big way,” said Deborah Goodkin, Managing Director
of College Savings Plans, First National Bank of Omaha. “We hope this
opportunity and the easy entry process for the drawing encourages people
to think about college savings.”

Official rules are available at
and at
Entries may be submitted online at
before midnight Dec. 31, 2015. Or, the entrant may submit a 3-inch by
5-inch card that includes the entrant’s first and last name, address,
city, state, zip code, day and evening phone numbers and the words, “Big
Dreams $10K Giveaway.” The card must be mailed in a stamped No. 10
envelope postmarked by Dec. 31 to the address on the official rules.
Winners will be selected on or about Jan. 8, 2016.

To find out more about NEST College Savings Plans, visit
or the State Treasurer’s website at

About NEST
NEST is a tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan
and provides four plans to help make saving for college simple and
affordable: NEST Direct College Savings Plan, the NEST Advisor College
Savings Plan, the TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan, and the State
Farm College Savings Plan. The Nebraska State Treasurer serves as
Program Trustee. First National Bank of Omaha serves as Program Manager,
and all investments are approved by the Nebraska Investment Council.
Families nationwide are saving for college using Nebraska’s 529 College
Savings Plans, which have more than 233,000 accounts, including 69,000
in Nebraska. Visit
for more information.

About First National Bank of Omaha
First National Bank of
Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of
Nebraska is the largest privately owned banking company in the United
States. First National and its affiliates have $20 billion in assets and
5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are located in
Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas.

Investments Are Not FDIC Insured* ∙ No Bank, State or Federal Guarantee
∙ May Lose Value
*Except the Bank Savings Individual Investment


Nebraska State Treasurer’s Office
Jana Langemach, 402-471-8884
of Communications
National Bank of Omaha
Deborah Goodkin, 402-602-6549
Director, College Savings