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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4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5
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Alaska

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52,597 Clicked to Enroll
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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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98,028 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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Arizona

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Fee Scorex

0 of 5
N/A

Performancex

N/A
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53,085 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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Arkansas

Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

California

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Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Colorado

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

N/A

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

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Fee Scorex

N/A

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Connecticut

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26,881 Clicked to Enroll

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Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

0 of 5
N/A
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26,881 Clicked to Enroll

Delaware

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47,540 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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District of Columbia

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27,991 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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Florida

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38,557 Clicked to Enroll

Florida 529 Savings Plan

Restricted to Florida residents
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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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Georgia

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50,088 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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Hawaii

Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

Idaho

Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

Illinois

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Indiana

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64,163 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

5 of 5
5 of 5
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64,163 Clicked to Enroll
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23,961 Clicked to Enroll

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Fee Scorex

0 of 5
N/A

Performancex

0 of 5
N/A
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23,961 Clicked to Enroll

Iowa

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33,587 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5
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33,587 Clicked to Enroll

Kansas

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Kentucky

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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

Louisiana

START Saving Program

Restricted to Louisiana residents
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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

Maine

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Maryland

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Massachusetts

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79,068 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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Michigan

Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Minnesota

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

Mississippi

Our Rating

3 of 5

Fee Scorex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

Missouri

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39,064 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5
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39,064 Clicked to Enroll

Montana

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Our Rating

3.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Nebraska

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Nevada

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

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

New Hampshire

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49,068 Clicked to Enroll

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5
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New Jersey

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54,397 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

1.5 of 5
1.5 of 5
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New Mexico

Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

New York

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268,700 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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268,700 Clicked to Enroll

North Carolina

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69,479 Clicked to Enroll
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Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5
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North Dakota

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

Ohio

Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Oklahoma

Our Rating

4.5 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 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Pennsylvania

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Rhode Island

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

5 of 5
5 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

South Carolina

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87,802 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 of 5
4 of 5
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87,802 Clicked to Enroll

South Dakota

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9,289 Clicked to Enroll

CollegeAccess 529 (Direct-sold)

Restricted to South Dakota residents
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Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5
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9,289 Clicked to Enroll

Tennessee

Our Rating

4.5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

1.5 of 5
1.5 of 5

Texas

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

3.5 of 5
3.5 of 5

Performancex

0 of 5
N/A

Utah

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9,527 Clicked to Enroll
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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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9,527 Clicked to Enroll

Vermont

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

2.5 of 5
2.5 of 5

Virginia

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90,954 Clicked to Enroll
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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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90,954 Clicked to Enroll

Washington

Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

4 of 5
4 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

West Virginia

SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan

Restricted to West Virginia residents
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Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5
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Our Rating

4 of 5

Fee Scorex

3 of 5
3 of 5

Performancex

2 of 5
2 of 5

Wisconsin

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Our Rating

5 of 5

Fee Scorex

4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

Performancex

4 of 5
4 of 5

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