Alaska 529 Plans
Alaska 529 plans: Alaka has three 529 college savings plans.Two direct-sold 529 plans and an advisor-sold program.
Direct-sold Alaska 529 plans.
T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan
The T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan is a nationally-marketed 529 plan utilizing T. Rowe Price mutual funds.
The nationally-branded version of Alaska’s direct-sold 529 savings program mirrors the University of Alaska College Savings Plan but lacks the ACT Portfolio found in the UA program.
T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan at the official website Alaska 529 plan
The University of Alaska College Savings Plan does not receive national attention, but it does offer similar investment options as well as a unique, cost-saving opportunity called the ACT Portfolio that provides unique benefits to future University of Alaska students. The plan allows you to save for college at any college or university, including the University of Alaska. The added benefit includes a “lock-in” price at the University of Alaska.
UA College Savings Plan at the official web site ua529
The advisor-sold John Hancock Freedom 529 program utilizes a multi-manager approach in its investment portfolios. The John Hancock Freedom 529 plan offered by the Alaska Education Trust allows you to pick choose fund options provided by several mutual fund companies.