Connecticut 529 College Savings Plans

Connecticut offers a direct-sold 529 college savings plan without residency restrictions, managed by TIAA-CREF, and an advisor-sold 529 savings program that is open only to Connecticut residents, managed by Hartford Life.

Learn more about each Connecticut 529 plan by following the links below to the plan detail pages.

Connecticut 529 Tax Benefit

Consumer Plans

Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET)

Similar to other TIAA-managed 529 savings programs, the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) features three age-based options along with eight static investment options.

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Advisor Sold Plans

Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) -- Advisor Plan

The Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) Advisor Plan is managed by Hartford Funds and features age-based, static, and individual portfolio options. Underlying investments include Hartford Funds mutual funds, two iShares (BlackRock) mutual funds, and a stable value portfolio managed by Invesco....

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ABLE plans

ABLE CT

The ABLE CT Program is offered through the National ABLE Alliance. The program is created under Connecticut Public Act 15-80 which was passed in 2015 to authorize the establishment of savings accounts empowering individuals with a disability and their families to save private funds to support the individual with a disability and to provide guidelines for the maintenance of such accounts....

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