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Begin saving for higher education for your child, grandchild, niece, nephew or even yourself with a NEST 529 Direct College Savings Plan. This unique plan offers you a smart savings strategy with simple investment options and low fees.

Visit Planning to Save where you can learn why it is important to start early and where you can create your own savings plan. Check out Investments to choose those that fit your risk tolerance, time frame and goals. Once you have explored what we have to offer, it may be time to open an account - in just 5 easy steps. As an account owner, it's easy to contribute and maintain your account through our secure account access.

Remember, there is no minimum dollar contribution amount - start with $10 or $1,000. It's important to just start saving!


An investor should consider the Plan's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. The Program Disclosure Statement, which contains more information, should be read carefully before investing.


A Message from the Nebraska State Treasurer. Read more

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The NEST Direct Plan is sponsored by the State of Nebraska and administered by the Nebraska State Treasurer. The NEST Direct Plan offers a series of investment portfolios within the Nebraska Educational Savings Plan Trust, which offers other investment portfolios not affiliated with the NEST Direct Plan. The NEST Direct Plan is intended to operate as a qualified tuition program to be used only to save for qualified higher education expenses, pursuant to Section 529 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

An investor should consider the Plan's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. The
Program Disclosure Statement, which contains more information, should be read carefully before investing.

Investors should consider before investing whether their or their beneficiary's home state offers any state tax or other benefits that are only available for investments in such state's qualified tuition program and should consult their tax advisor, attorney and/or other advisor regarding their specific legal, investment or tax situation.

This material is provided for general and educational purposes only, and is not intended to provide legal, tax or investment advice, or for use to avoid penalties that may be imposed under U.S. federal tax laws. This material is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. Any offer to sell units within the Plan may only be made by the Program Disclosure Statement and Participation Agreement relating to the Plan.

Participation in the Plan does not guarantee that contributions and the investment return on contributions, if any, will be adequate to cover future tuition and other higher education expenses, or that a beneficiary will be admitted to or permitted to continue to attend an eligible educational institution.

Except for the Bank Savings Individual Investment Option, investments in the NEST Direct Plan are not guaranteed or insured by the FDIC or any other government agency and are not deposits or other obligations of any depository institution. Investments are not guaranteed or insured by the State of Nebraska, the Nebraska State Treasurer, the Nebraska Investment Council or First National Bank of Omaha or its authorized agents or their affiliates, and are subject to investment risks, including loss of the principal amount invested. FDIC insurance is provided for the Bank Savings Individual Investment Option up to the maximum amount set by federal law, currently $250,000.

Nebraska Educational Savings Plan Trust Issuer
Nebraska State Treasurer Trustee
Nebraska Investment Council Investment Oversight
First National Bank of Omaha Program Manager
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First National Capital Markets and First National Bank of Omaha are affiliates

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

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