1Q 2017 529 Plan assets reach $266 billion

According to 1Q17 data from Strategic Insight, assets in 529 college savings plans increased by 1.5% over 4Q 2016 to $265.6B in AUM. Assets were up over 12.8% over the prior year.

Net inflows in the first quarter of 2017 were $3.2 billion compared to $3.2 billion in Q1 of 2016, which aligns with steady demand for 529s.
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