Connecticut 529 College Savings Plans

Connecticut offers a direct-sold 529 and an advisor-sold college savings plan. Both plans are managed by Fidelity Investments.

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), a Fidelity-managed 529 plan follows the same approach as other Fidelity plans in Arizona, Delaware, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It features three age-based options; one using Fidelity Series actively managed funds; one using Fidelity Series index funds; and a third using a combination of the two. The Connecticut plans also offers 11 static options, an option that invests in an interest-bearing deposit account, and a stable value option that invests in a separately managed account that may invest in individual securities or Fidelity mutual funds and investment contracts issued by third-party insurance companies or banks. Prior to February 2021, the plan was managed by TIAA-CREF....

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Non-Resident

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Advisor Sold Plans

The Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) Advisor Plan is managed by Fidelity Investments. Fidelity offers the CHET Advisor 529 Plan through brokers, utilizing Fidelity Series funds in its age-based and static portfolio options, and Fidelity Advisor funds in its individual fund portfolio options....

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Non-Resident

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ABLE plans

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....