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iShares 529 Plan

Arkansas' iShares 529 Plan from BlackRock is comprised solely of iShares ETFs and offers 7 year-of-enrollment portfolios, 4 asset allocation options, and 17 individual portfolios. These 21 portfolios can be mixed and matched or used independently of one another to achieve the investment allocation desired. Accounts can be linked to the Upromise rewards service. To find a financial advisor in your area, use the Directory of Financial Professionals.


  • Program typeSavings
  • Inception2007 (December)
  • State agency
    The Arkansas 529 Plan Review Committee, composed of the Director of the Department of Higher Education, the Executive Director of the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, and the Arkansas State Treasurer
  • Tax deduction
    Tax deduction for single filers $5,000/yr
    Tax deduction for joint filers $10,000/yr
  • Program Manager
    Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc.
  • Program distributor
    Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc. and BlackRock Investments, LLC
  • Manager contract termUNLOCK PRO
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Asset Allocation

Asset Class% AssetsCategory Avg.
US Stockx0%0%
Foreign Stockx0%0%
Real Estatex0%0%
Bondx100%100%
Short Term Bondx0%0%
Cash/MMx0%0%


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Assumptions
Data in "Growth of $10,000" is based on historical annual performance data.

Data as of 06/30/2017.

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