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Ohio (OH) 529 College Savings Plans
Ohio operates two 529 college savings plans. The Ohio CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Savings Plan is available to residents of any state and offers certificates of deposits and savings accounts from Fifth Third Bank in addition to a menu of options using mutual funds from Vanguard, PIMCO, OppenheimerFunds, and GE Asset Management. The BlackRock CollegeAdvantage Advisor 529 plan is advisor-sold and features BlackRock funds in its age-based and asset-allocation options along with individual-fund options from iShares and a variety of mutual fund families. Ohio also operates a prepaid tuition/guaranteed savings plan (Guaranteed Savings Fund) that was closed to new enrollments in 2003 and will remain closed at least through 2011.
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The investment menu in the Ohio CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan features a set of 3 age-based and 16 static investment options using Vanguard funds, a set of age-based options using Vanguard and DFA funds, 2 DFA static investment options, and 2 ...
In Savingforcollege.com's latest quarterly rankings, this plan ranked in the top 10 for 1-year, 3-year, 5-year and/or 10-year performance.
Ohio CollegeAdvantage Guaranteed Savings Fund, a prepaid/guaranteed savings program was closed to new enrollments and contributions in 2004. ...
Advisor Sold Plans
The Ohio BlackRock CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan is an advisor-sold 529 savings program offering three age-based options, three target-risk options, 11 single-fund options featuring BlackRock mutual funds, 3 single-fund options featuring iShares ...
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OppenheimerFunds Inc. became program manager in July 2007. The Illinois Bright Start College Savings Program -- Direct-sold Plan features a choice of blended portfolios, which combine actively-managed and passively-managed underlying investments, and index portfolios. The blended portfolios are managed by OppenheimerFunds affiliates, Vanguard, and American Century. The index portfolios utilize Vanguard index funds and a money market fund managed by OppenheimerFunds.
- NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Direct Series
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- T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan
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T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan, the nationally-branded version of Alaska's direct-sold 529 savings program mirrors the University of Alaska College Savings Plan but lacks the ACT Portfolio found in the UA program. The enrollment-based and static portfolios available in this program utilize T. Rowe Price mutual funds