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Link a ScholarShare 529 Account

California’s college savings plan is called ScholarShare 529. It’s an investment account that gives you tax advantages when you use it for qualified higher education expenses.

By linking your CalKIDS account with a new or existing ScholarShare 529 account, you can watch your college savings grow in one place.

ScholarShare529 also makes it simple for friends and family to chip in for your child’s education.

Linking accounts is quick and easy. Here’s how…

          Step 1: Claim a CalKIDS account

          Step 2: Open a ScholarShare 529 account

          Step 3: Log in to CalKIDS and link accounts

How to Link Accounts.