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Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET)

Washington's Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Program is open for enrollment annually from November to May. The State of Washington 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. GET reopened to new enrollments on November 1, 2017 after a two year freeze in response to the College Affordability Act, which lowered tuition at Washington's public higher education institutions.

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  • Program type
    Prepaid unit / Guaranteed savings
  • Enrollment period
    Nov 1 - May 31 Annually. Units can be purchased at the annual unit price through June 25 each year.
  • Inception
  • State agency
    Committee on Advanced Tuition Payment and College Savings (WA529 Committee)
  • Tax deduction
  • Program Manager
    Washington Student Achievement Council

Investment Options

Investors in Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) can select from the following investment options. Click on a portfolio name for more information.

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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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