General Information

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Maryland ABLE

Maryland ABLE is established pursuant to the ABLE Act and the Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience Act signed into law April 12, 2016. Maryland ABLE is directed and administered by the Maryland 529 Board. Sumday Administration, LLC provides administrative and record-keeping services to the program under the direction of the Maryland 529 Board and Marquette Associates serves as investment advisor. The program is designed to be a "qualified ABLE Program", which status permits a beneficiary of an ABLE account established under the program to contribute and invest funds, enjoy tax-free growth on the earnings of the account, and make tax-free withdrawals to pay for qualified disability expenses under certain circumstances.


  • Program typeABLE Savings Plan
  • Investment Manager
    Marquette Associates
  • Inception2017
  • State agency
    The Maryland 529 Board
  • Program Manager
    Sumday Administration, LLC

Investors in Maryland ABLE can select from the following investment options. Click on a portfolio name for more information.

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Child age


Max Expense Ratio:2.5%

Age Based Investment Options

Sometimes referred to as the enrollment-based option, this is an investment approach where your asset allocation is programmed to change over time. Accounts for young beneficiaries are invested aggressively and accounts for beneficiaries with college right around the corner are invested much more conservatively. In some 529 plans, the age-based option operates by automatically transferring your investment from one static portfolio to another at certain points in time. Others utilize lifecycle funds or employ lifecycle-type tactics within the portfolio containing your investment so that it is not necessary to transfer your investment between portfolios.

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Static Investment Options

This refers to an investment option that is not programmed to change over time. The individual fund portfolio and multi-fund portfolio described below are static options. So are many portfolios that do not use mutual funds, such as stable-value options, guaranteed options, CD options, etc.

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Individual Investment Options

Sometimes called a single-fund option, this is a portfolio invested in a single mutual fund. Often the name of the 529 portfolio is very similar to the name of the underlying mutual fund. A large number of broker-sold 529s offer an extensive line-up of individual fund options, while a smaller number of direct-sold 529s offer them.

PortfolioE.R.x% Equity1YR PerformanceRank
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Use the form below to filter through the investment options in this plan

Child age


Max Expense Ratio:2.5%