New Lousiana 529 option adds international component

Lousiana's resident-only 529 savings plan, START, has added a seventh investment option called the Equity Plus International Option. This option invests 80% in the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund Institutional Shares (VITSX) and 20% in the Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund (VGTSX). The START 529 plan has no manager or administrative fees beyond the underlying fund expenses of 6 basis points (VITSX) and 32 basis points (VGTSX).
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