DC College Savings Plan

Fee Score

Performance

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The DC College Savings Plan is managed by Ascensus College Savings. Ascensus succeeded Calvert Investments as program manager in March 2017. The plan features a menu of age-based and static portfolio options utilizing investments from BlackRock, Vanguard, Loomis Sayles, JP Morgan, Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), Schwab, and Ameritas Life. The program was formerly sold nationally through financial advisors and on a load-waived basis to District of Columbia residents. The plan is now sold nationally on a direct-sold basis only.

Fee Score

4 / 5

Performance

2 / 5
  • Program type
    Savings
  • Inception
    2002, changed substantially in 2017
  • State agency
    District of Columbia College Savings Program Trust
  • Tax deduction
  • Program Manager
    Ascensus College Savings
  • Program distributor
    Ascensus College Savings

Intermediate-Term Bond Portfolio

Asset Allocation

Asset Class% AssetsCategory Avg.
US Stock0%0%
Foreign Stock0%0%
Real Estate0%0%
Bond100%100%
Short Term Bond0%0%
Cash/MM0%0%

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Fees & Expenses (1 Year)

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Total Expense Ratio

Fees vs Performance

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Assumptions

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

Data as of 06/30/2021.

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