College Planning

The 15 lowest-cost 529 savings plans

Looking for low 529 plan fees? These 15 plans offer the lowest costs, according to's Annual Fee Study, conducted in February 2018. The Fee Study compares the lowest and highest 10-year expense totals for all direct-sold 529 college savings plans.

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Tools & Calculators

Savings vs Loans calculator

Find out what you can save by contributing to a 529 plan today instead of paying off a student loan later

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Financial Aid Calculator

Get an estimate of your child's financial-aid eligibility (SAI)

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