529 Plans by Type

Direct-sold 529 plans allow investors to purchase directly from the plan manager. You will have to rely on your own research to identify your best options, or you can hire a fee-based financial planner. Direct-sold 529 plans are approved and monitored by each state and are managed by professional investment firms. There are no sales charges with these plans.

Alabama

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46,881 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5
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46,881 clicked to enroll

Alaska

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42,453 clicked to enroll
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Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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42,453 clicked to enroll
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69,680 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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69,680 clicked to enroll

Arizona

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20,672 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

Fee Scorex

0 of 5
N/A

Performancex

N/A
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20,672 clicked to enroll
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40,938 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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40,938 clicked to enroll

Arkansas

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

California

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Colorado

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

N/A

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5
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59,658 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5
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59,658 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

Fee Scorex

N/A

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Connecticut

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Delaware

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38,404 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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38,404 clicked to enroll

District of Columbia

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21,916 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.0 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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21,916 clicked to enroll

Florida

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27,883 clicked to enroll

Florida 529 Savings Plan

Restricted to Florida residents
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Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5
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27,883 clicked to enroll

Georgia

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35,197 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

0 of 5
N/A
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35,197 clicked to enroll

Hawaii

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30,332 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

3 of 5

Fee Scorex

1.5 of 5
1.5 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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30,332 clicked to enroll

Idaho

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29,425 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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29,425 clicked to enroll

Illinois

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Indiana

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55,667 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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55,667 clicked to enroll
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19,397 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

Fee Scorex

0 of 5
N/A

Performancex

0 of 5
N/A
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19,397 clicked to enroll

Iowa

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23,214 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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23,214 clicked to enroll

Kansas

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27,886 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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27,886 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Kentucky

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26,235 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5
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26,235 clicked to enroll

Louisiana

START Saving Program

Restricted to Louisiana residents
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Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Maine

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81,399 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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81,399 clicked to enroll

Maryland

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11,201 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5
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11,201 clicked to enroll

Massachusetts

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61,529 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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61,529 clicked to enroll

Michigan

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Minnesota

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Mississippi

Our Rating

2.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

2 of 5
2 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

Missouri

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28,818 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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28,818 clicked to enroll

Montana

Our Rating

2.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

2 of 5
2 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

Nebraska

Our Rating

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

0 of 5
N/A

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Nevada

Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

1 of 5
1 of 5
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3,839 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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3,839 clicked to enroll
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12,077 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5
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12,077 clicked to enroll

New Hampshire

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35,730 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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35,730 clicked to enroll

New Jersey

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42,515 clicked to enroll

NJBEST 529 College Savings Plan

Restricted to New Jersey residents
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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5
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42,515 clicked to enroll

New Mexico

Our Rating

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

0 of 5
N/A

New York

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222,562 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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222,562 clicked to enroll

North Carolina

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48,671 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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48,671 clicked to enroll

North Dakota

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29,497 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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29,497 clicked to enroll

Ohio

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82,225 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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82,225 clicked to enroll

Oklahoma

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Oregon

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Pennsylvania

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Rhode Island

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24,033 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5
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24,033 clicked to enroll

South Carolina

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71,055 clicked to enroll

Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)

Restricted to South Carolina residents
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Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5
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71,055 clicked to enroll

South Dakota

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4,110 clicked to enroll

CollegeAccess 529 (Direct-sold)

Restricted to South Dakota residents
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Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

1.5 of 5
1.5 of 5
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4,110 clicked to enroll

Tennessee

Our Rating

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

0 of 5
N/A

Texas

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23,727 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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23,727 clicked to enroll

Utah

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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Vermont

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Virginia

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66,317 clicked to enroll
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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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66,317 clicked to enroll

Washington

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4,983 clicked to enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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4,983 clicked to enroll

West Virginia

SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan

Restricted to West Virginia residents
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Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Our Rating

3 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

1 of 5
1 of 5

Wisconsin

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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

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