NextGen 529 -- Client Direct Series

Fee Score

5 / 5

Performance

3.5 / 5
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NextGen 529 -- Client Direct Series

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The Maine NextGen 529 -- Client Direct Series is available through Merrill Edge. The plan utilizes BlackRock (including iShares ETFs) funds in its age-based and static options. In addition, the Principal Plus Portfolio and the NextGen Savings Portfolio are available.

Fee Score

5 / 5

Performance

3.5 / 5
  • Program type
    Savings
  • Inception
    1999
  • State agency
    Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)
  • Tax deduction
  • Program Manager
    Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
  • Program distributor
    Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated

BlackRock Balanced Portfolio

Asset Allocation

Asset Class% AssetsCategory Avg.
US Stock23.25%37.46%
Foreign Stock21.75%16.17%
Real Estate5%1.42%
Bond31%39.08%
Short Term Bond19%3.34%
Cash/MM0%2.54%

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Total Expense Ratio

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

Data as of 03/31/2021.

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