Saving for Education
Whether you're looking to set aside funds for primary, secondary or higher education, reach your education savings goals faster with the dividends earned from a tax-free Navy Federal Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA).1
Why Open an ESA?
- Grow savings tax-free
- Use for qualified K-12 and higher education expenses
- Supplement with a 529 Plan
Education Savings Account (ESA)
Perfect for early and long-term savers, an ESA allows you to grow your education savings tax-free.
Education Money Market Savings Account
With an ESA Money Market Savings Account (MMSA), you get all the perks of a basic savings account but with higher rates—meaning the greater your balance is, the greater your earnings will be.
ESA Certificates allow you to craft your education savings plan by earning at a locked-in rate for your choice of term length.
College Savings Accounts
Understand the difference in college savings tools with our comparison of ESAs, 529 Plans, Custodial Accounts and Prepaid Tuition.Learn More about College Savings Accounts
College Savings Calculator
Develop or fine-tune your education savings plan with our College Savings Calculator.Learn More about College Savings Calculator
Explore and compare dividend rates of all Navy Federal savings products.Learn More about Savings Rates
1 Please consult a tax professional for more information. ↵
2 Additional deposits can be made up to the maximum annual deposit amount of $2,000 per child per year. ↵
3 Rates on variable accounts (e.g., Share Savings, Checking, MMSA) may change after the account is open. This APY is accurate as of 04/10/2020. Fees may reduce earnings. ↵
4 A $2,500 minimum balance must be maintained to earn dividends. ↵
5 This APY is accurate as of 04/10/2020. This APY is an annualized rate that reflects estimated earnings based on the dividend rate and frequency of compounding. Dividends compounded daily, credited monthly. Penalties may apply for early withdrawals from certificate accounts. Offering rates may change. ↵
6 Nondeposit investment and insurance products are offered through Navy Federal Financial Group, LLC (NFFG) and through its subsidiary, Navy Federal Brokerage Services, LLC (NFBS), a member of FINRA/SIPC and an SEC registered investment advisory firm. Brokerage and advisory products are offered through NFBS. These products are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guaranteed or obligations of the credit union, are not offered, recommended, sanctioned, or encouraged by the federal government, and may involve investment risk, including possible loss of principal. 1-877-221-8108. Trust Services available through MEMBERS Trust Company. 1-855-358-7878. ↵