California 529 College Savings Plans

TIAA-CREF took over the management of California's ScholarShare 529 from Fidelity in November 2011. The plan features two enrollment-year based options; one using actively managed mutual funds and one using index mutual funds. It also offers 17 static investment options.
Specific information for program can be found in the California 529 plan links below.

California 529 Tax Benefit

Consumer Plans

ScholarShare 529

California's ScholarShare 529 is available to residents of any state. It offers a variety of investment options from TIAA-CREF, T. Rowe Price and others.

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ABLE plans


CalABLE is offered by The California Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act Board. Assets in CalABLE are held in the CalABLE ABLE Program Trust for which the Board serves as the trustee. TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing serves as program manager. The plan offers three target risk investment options and one FDIC-Insured portfolio....

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