Fulton County, Ga., is planning what its officials believe to be the first college savers bond program in Georgia.

"The Fulton County College Savings Bond Program provides the county with several great opportunities," said County Commissioner Nancy Boxill. "It allows Fulton residents, in many cases for the first time, to invest in high-quality municipal bonds. And it allows the county to save its taxpayers money by refinancing high interest-rate debt with relatively low-rate obligations."

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