August is ABLE to Save Month
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Mississippians with disabilities will have the opportunity to win a grand prize in August.
August is ABLE to Save Month and the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services is starting a contest next month.
“Through our agency, we’re really working across the state to raise awareness because it is a great opportunity for individuals with disabilities to save for the future,” said Chris Howard, the executive director of MDRS.
The first 20 people to open a Mississippi ABLE Account in August will win a $100 deposit into their account. At the end of the month, a grand prize winner of $500 will be announced.
“So it’s a great opportunity again for individuals to save for the future, and not be concerned about the tax implications and also possibly losing their public benefits,” Howard said.
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