Kiplinger's 529 Picks, State by State

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Alabama

CollegeCounts 529 Plan (direct-sold version)

www.alabama529.org (opens in new tab)

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Alaska

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Arizona

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Arkansas

GIFT College Investing Plan

thegiftplan.s.upromise.com (opens in new tab)

California

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Colorado

Direct Portfolio College Savings Plan

www.collegeinvest.org (opens in new tab)

Connecticut

Connecticut Higher Education Trust

www.aboutchet.com (opens in new tab)

Delaware

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

District of Columbia

D.C. College Savings Plan (direct-sold version)

www.dccollegesavings.com (opens in new tab)

Florida

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Georgia

Path2College 529 Plan

www.path2college529.com (opens in new tab)

Hawaii

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Idaho

Idaho College Savings Program

idsaves.s.upromise.com (opens in new tab)

Illinois

Bright Start College Savings Program (direct-sold version)

www.brightstartsavings.com (opens in new tab)

Indiana

CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan (direct-sold version)

www.collegechoiceplan.com (opens in new tab)

Iowa

College Savings Iowa

collegesavingsiowa.s.upromise.com (opens in new tab)

Kansas

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Kentucky

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Louisiana

START Saving Program

www.startsaving.la.gov (opens in new tab)

Maine

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Maryland

Maryland College Investment Plan

www.collegesavingsmd.org (opens in new tab)

Massachusetts

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Michigan

Michigan Education Savings Program

www.misaves.com (opens in new tab)

Minnesota

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Mississippi

Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) Program

www.collegesavingsms.com (opens in new tab)

Missouri

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Montana

Montana Family Education Savings Program

www.collegesavings.com/montana (opens in new tab)

Nebraska

College Savings Plan of Nebraska (direct-sold version)

www.planforcollegenow.com (opens in new tab)

Nevada

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

New Hampshire

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

New Jersey

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

New Mexico

The Education Plan’s College Savings Program

www.theeducationplan.com (opens in new tab)

New York

New York’s 529 College Savings Program (direct-sold version)

uii.nysaves.s.upromise.com (opens in new tab)

North Carolina

National College Savings Program

www.cfnc.org (opens in new tab)

North Dakota

College SAVE

collegesave4u.s.upromise.com

Ohio

Ohio CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan

www.collegeadvantage.com (opens in new tab)

Oklahoma

Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan

www.ok4saving.org (opens in new tab)

Oregon

Oregon College Savings Plan

www.oregoncollegesavings.com (opens in new tab)

Pennsylvania

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Rhode Island

CollegeBoundfund (direct-sold version)

www.collegeboundfund.com (opens in new tab)

South Carolina

Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (direct-sold version)

www.futurescholar.com (opens in new tab)

South Dakota

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Tennessee

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Texas

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

Utah

Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) Trust

www.uesp.org (opens in new tab)

Vermont

Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan

www.vheip.org (opens in new tab)

Virginia

Virginia Education Savings Trust

www.virginia529.com (opens in new tab)

Washington

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

West Virginia

SMART529 Select

www.smart529select.com (opens in new tab)

Wisconsin

EdVest (direct-sold version)

www.edvest.com (opens in new tab)

Wyoming

Use a Kiplinger’s top 529 plan (opens in new tab).

A Kiplinger's top 529 plan.