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Achieve Montana

The Montana Family Education Savings Program -- Investment Plan was renamed Achieve Montana with a new suite of investments added in October 2015. Ascensus College Savings continues to serve as program manager for this direct-sold plan. The plan features a year-of-enrollment option, five asset allocation portfolios and three individual fund portfolios including the Capital Preservation Portfolio invested in the New York Life Guaranteed Investment Account. Underlying funds are from Vanguard, DFA, iShares and Schwab. Accounts can be linked to the Upromise rewards service.

Fee Score

2 / 5

Performance

3.5 / 5
  • Program type
    Savings
  • Inception
    2002, but substantially changed in December 2010 and October 2015.
  • State agency
    Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education
  • Tax deduction
  • Program Manager
    Ascensus College Savings
  • Program distributor
    Ascensus College Savings

Income Portfolio

Asset Allocation

Asset Class% AssetsCategory Avg.
US Stock5.4%3.75%
Foreign Stock4%1.71%
Real Estate0.6%0.17%
Bond25.5%46.17%
Short Term Bond4.5%19.98%
Cash/MM60%26.96%

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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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