Rhode Island 529 College Savings Plans

Rhode Island offers an advisor-sold plan, CollegeBound 529, and a direct-sold plan, CollegeBound Saver. Both plans are managed by Ascensus College Savings which replaced AllianceBernstein as program manager in 2016. The advisor-sold plan features Invesco mutual funds and ETFs, and the direct-sold plan features funds from Invesco, Vanguard and BlackRock.

Specifics on the Rhode Island 529 plans can be viewed by following the links below.

Rhode Island 529 Tax Benefit
  • Tax deduction for single filers$500/yr
  • Tax deduction for joint filers$1,000/yr

Consumer Plans

CollegeBound Saver (Direct-sold)

The CollegeBound Saver program is Rhode Island's direct-sold plan open to Rhode Island residents and non-residents. It features a menu of age-based and static portfolio options utilizing Invesco, Vanguard and BlackRock mutual funds along with a stable value option. Accounts can be linked to the Upromise rewards service....

  • Resident Rating
  • Non-Resident Rating

Advisor Sold Plans

CollegeBound 529 (Advisor-sold)

Rhode Island's CollegeBound 529 savings program is managed by Ascensus College Savings with Invesco Advisors, Inc. as investment manager. The plan is sold through brokers (unit classes A, AR, and C) and registered investment advisors (unit class I). Rhode Island residents purchasing through advisors can use lower-cost classes RA and RZ. The program features a menu of age-based and static portfolio options utilizing Invesco funds. Accounts can be linked to the Upromise rewards service....

  • Resident Rating
  • Non-Resident Rating

ABLE plans

RI's ABLE

RI's ABLE is offered through the National ABLE Alliance. The program was established within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and administered in conjunction with the State Investment Commission for the purposes of administering ABLE accounts established to encourage and assist individuals and families in saving private funds for the purpose of supporting individuals with disabilities. Under RI's ABLE, one or more persons may make contributions to an account to meet the qualified disability expenses of the Account Owner....

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