SSgA Upromise 529 Plan

SSgA Upromise 529 Plan

A little planning today can help make your children's dreams come true tomorrow. It's never too early to start saving for college -- even if it's 7, 10, or even 18 years away. It's also never too late. With regular contributions and an appropriate investment strategy, you can save for college over time.

The SSgA Upromise 529 is here to help you get ready for the college years with:

  • Tax benefits to help your money go further
  • Affordable, low-cost investment options
  • Flexible investment choices
  • Control over your assets
  • Easy online enrollment and account management
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A little planning today can make all the difference tomorrow. And the SSgA Upromise 529 can help you make your children's grown-up dreams a reality.

For more information about the SSgA Upromise 529 Plan download the Plan Description and Participation Agreement or request one by calling 1-800-587-7305. Investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information are included in the Plan Description; read and consider it carefully before investing. Upromise Investments, Inc., Distributor.

Please Note: Before investing in any 529 plan, you should consider whether your or the beneficiary's home state offers a 529 plan that provides its taxpayers with favorable state tax and other benefits that are only available through investment in the home state's 529 plan. You also should consult your financial, tax, or other advisor to learn more about how state-based benefits (or any limitations) would apply to your specific circumstances. You also may wish to contact directly your home state's 529 plan(s), or any other 529 plan, to learn more about those plans' features, benefits and limitations. Keep in mind that state-based benefits should be one of many appropriately weighted factors to be considered when making an investment decision.

The SSgA Upromise 529 Plan (Plan) is administered by the Board of Trustees of the College Savings Plans of Nevada (Board), chaired by Nevada State Treasurer Kate Marshall. Upromise Investments, Inc (UII) serves as the Program Manager. UII has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations, including distribution of the Plan and provision of certain marketing services. State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) serves as Investment Manager for the Plan except for the Savings Portfolio, which is managed by Sallie Mae Bank, and also provides or arranges for certain marketing services for the Plan. The Plan's Portfolios invest in either (i) Exchange Traded Funds and mutual funds offered or managed by SSgA or its affiliates; or (ii) a Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)-insured omnibus savings account held in trust by the Board at Sallie Mae Bank. Upromise, Inc., UII and Sallie Mae Bank are affiliates. Except for the Savings Portfolio, investments in the Plan are not insured by the FDIC. Units of the Portfolios are municipal securities and the value of units will vary with market conditions.

Investment returns will vary depending upon the performance of the Portfolios you choose. Except to the extent of FDIC insurance available for the Savings Portfolio, you could lose all or a portion of your money by investing in the Plan, depending on market conditions. Account Owners assume all investment risks as well as responsibility for any federal and state tax consequences.

Upromise rewards is an optional service offered by Upromise, Inc., is separate from the SSgA Upromise 529 Plan, and is not affiliated with the State of Nevada. Terms and conditions apply to the Upromise service. Participating companies, contribution levels, and terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice. Upromise, Inc. is affiliated with Upromise Investments, Inc. and Sallie Mae Bank.

What is a 529 plan?

529 plan history

A 529 Plan is an education savings plan operated by a state or educational institution designed to help families set aside funds for future college costs. It is named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code which created these types of savings plans in 1996.

State plans are OK for out of state colleges

529 Plans can be used to meet costs of qualified colleges nationwide. In most plans, your choice of school is not affected by the state your 529 savings plan is from. You can be a CA resident, invest in a VT plan and send your student to college in NC. Check to see if your institution is eligible under 529 rules.

Which states offer 529 plans?

Nearly every state now has at least one 529 plan available. It's up to each state to decide whether it will offer a 529 plan (possibly more than one) and what it will look like, meaning 529 plans can differ from state to state. You should research the features and benefits of your plan before you invest, research state 529 plans and even compare between plans.

Tax Benefit

As long as the plan satisfies a few basic requirements, the federal tax law provides special tax benefits to you, the plan participant. See the top 7 benefits of 529 plans.

Some states (but not all) offer tax incentives to investors as well. Research your state's tax treatment

Types of 529 plans

529 plans are usually categorized as either prepaid or savings plans.

Savings Plans work much like a 401K or IRA by investing your contributions in mutual funds or similar investments. The plan will offer you several investment options from which to choose. Your account will go up or down in value based on the performance of the particular option you select.

Prepaid Plans let you pre-pay all or part of the costs of an in-state public college education. They may also be converted for use at private and out-of-state colleges. The Private College 529 Plan is a separate prepaid plan for private colleges.

Educational institutions can offer a 529 prepaid plan but not a 529 savings plan (the Private College 529 Plan is the only institution-sponsored 529 plan thus far).
Enrolling in a 529 plan

There are two ways to invest in a 529 plan.
1.Directly with the 529 Plan manager. See a list of 529 plans.
2.Through a financial advisor. Find an advisor in our Pro Directory.

Nevada residents: Special benefits just for you! We want to help all Nevada families save for college. That's why the SSgA Upromise 529 and the State of Nevada are offering special programs with more ways to save - for Nevada residents only.

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