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MMU wins 2017 Treasury Cup Challenge

April 12, 2017

Vermont Business Magazine -- Ten teams of Vermont high school students competed last week to test their knowledge of personal finance and economics at the 2017 Vermont Treasury Cup Challenge, an annual event hosted by Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce.

Treasurer Pearce launches VermontABLE savings initiative for Vermonters with disabilities

February 22, 2017

Vermont Business Magazine Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce announced today that Vermonters with disabilities can now start saving and investing in tax-advantaged VermontABLE accounts, making Vermont one of only a handful of states to offer a plan since President Obama signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act into law in December

VSAC, State Treasurer Offer Plan to Lower College Loan Costs in Vermont

May 24, 2016

Vermont Business Magazine - Vermont Student Assistance Corp and State Treasurer Beth Pearce today announced that $4 million in local investment financing will be directed to lower the fixed rates on Vermont Advantage loans for parents and students, starting at 4.8 percent, the lowest rates ever offered.

Committee Wants More Time to Weigh Options For Public Retirement Program

January 7, 2016

The Public Retirement Study Committee, created by the legislature two years ago to look at ways to help private sector employees save for retirement, wants lawmakers to let it continue its work. AARP estimates that 45 percent of Vermonters working in the private sector don’t have access to a retirement program through their employer.