Washington 529 College Savings Plans

Washington offers a direct-sold 529 college savings plan and a prepaid tuition program. The DreamAhead College Investment Plan is sponsored and distributed by the Washington Student Achievement Council. Sumday Administration, LLC, a BNY Mellon Company, provides program management. The Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Program guarantees that the value of an account will keep pace with the cost of college tuition, no matter how much it changes in the future.

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Consumer Plans

The DreamAhead College Investment Plan is Washington's direct-sold 529 college savings plan that helps families save for future higher education expenses. DreamAhead opened in 2018, and since then, over 16,000 students have taken distributions of $521.1 million in DreamAhead benefits to help pay for qualified higher education expenses at colleges, universities, and technical schools nationwide....

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The Guaranteed Education Tuition Program (GET) is Washington’s 529 prepaid college tuition plan that helps families save for future higher education expenses. The State of Washington guarantees that the value of your account will keep pace with the cost of college tuition, no matter how much it changes in the future. GET opened in 1998, and since then, nearly 66,000 students have used over $1.4 billion in GET benefits to help pay for qualified higher education expenses at colleges, universities, and technical schools nationwide and around the world....

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ABLE plans

The Washington State ABLE Savings Plan is established pursuant to the ABLE Act and the Washington Achieving a Better Life Experience Act ("The Washington Act"). The plan is designed to be a "qualified ABLE program", which status permits a beneficiary of an ABLE account established under the plan to make tax-free withdrawals to pay for qualified disability expenses under certain circumstances....