Three kids: one dressed as Abraham Lincoln, one as the Statute of Liberty, and another as Uncle Sam stand in front of an American flag

The office of Ohio’s 529 Plan will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Our Customer Service Department will also be closed for the holiday. Our Customer Service representatives are available to assist you on regular business days from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST before or after the holiday. You can reach them at 1-800-AFFORD-IT (800-233-6734).

While our office may be closed, you can always open an account online over the holiday to start saving for education after high school. 

If you are already an Ohio 529 account owner, you can log in to complete transactions online as usual or use the READYSAVE 529 app to access your account information, track account growth, and make both one-time and recurring contributions all from your cell phone. You can download the READYSAVE 529 app now from the Apple and Google Play app stores. Once you install the app, select Ohio’s 529 Plan from the list and log in with the same username and password you use to access your account online.

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will also be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, for Presidents’ Day. Any transaction requested on a holiday, weekend, or after the NYSE closes will be processed on the next business day.

If you are interested in learning more about Ohio and its role in the U.S. presidency, you can read this article from the Ohio Statehouse Museum.

The Ohio History Connection has created an online Ohio Presidential Trail guide to explore these presidential spots around the state. If you're looking for a new adventure for your family this Presidents' Day weekend and want to sneak in something educational, visit a few spots on this trail. Also on Feb. 20, Ohio History Connection will also host presidential history programs at the Ohio Historical Center; the Hayes Presidential Library and Museum in Fremont will have kids activities as well as free admission on Feb. 19;  and the Harding Museum and Home will have special crafts and activities for children.

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