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My Life’s Dream Challenge Encourages Georgia Children to Share their Dreams for a Chance to Win Money for College

May 21, 2020

ATLANTA — Looking for something to do with the kids that could entertain and also help secure their future? The state of Georgia’s Path2College 529 Plan wants to hear from you in its “My Life’s Dream” Challenge. Submit an original work describing a child’s life dream and enter for a chance to win $1,529 for his or her continued education.

“With the move to online learning and a drastic change to daily life that this year has created for families, we want to get everyone, but most especially our children, thinking positively about the future and their dreams,” said Georgia State Treasurer Lynne Riley. “We hope that this challenge is a fun way for families to do that and to give them an outlet to create original works that could win them money to help them achieve those dreams.”

Parents, grandparents, or legal guardians of a child 18 or under who is a legal resident of Georgia can enter one original work per household in the form of a video, picture, drawing, poem or essay. To enter, fill out the entry form and submit the work at Up to five winners will be chosen from across the state based on creativity and originality.

Entries must be received by 8:00 PM EST on June 18, 2020. Pictures must be 10mb or less, videos two minutes or less and a 500 word maximum on any written documents. For official rules and to enter, visit

To learn more about the Path2College 529 Plan, its investment objectives, tax benefits, risks, and costs please see the Disclosure Booklet at Read it carefully. Investments in the Plan are neither insured nor guaranteed and there is the risk of investment loss. Check with your home state to learn if it offers tax or other benefits such as financial aid, scholarship funds or protection from creditors only available for investing in its own 529 plan. Consult your legal or tax professional for tax advice. If the funds aren’t used for qualified higher education expenses, a 10% penalty tax on earnings (as well as federal and state income taxes) may apply.

TIAA–CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, Member FINRA, distributor and underwriter for the Path2College 529 Plan


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