Illinois 529 college savings plans

Illinois 529 college savings plans

Illinois has three 529 college savings plans, as well as a prepaid tuition program. The Bright Start College Savings Program, managed by OFI Private Investments Inc., comes in a direct-sold version and an advisor sold version. (The direct-sold Bright Start program has more investment options.) The Bright Directions College Savings Program is an advisor-sold 529 savings program managed by Union Bank and Trust Company, offering a diverse selection of fund families including funds managed by female- and minority-owned firms. CollegeIlinois!, the state’s prepaid tuition program, is available only to Illinois residents.
Below are the programs that are administered by Illinois.

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Bright Directions College Savings Program
Bright Start College Savings Program -- Advisor-sold Plan
Bright Start College Savings Program -- Direct-sold Plan
College Illinois! Prepaid Tuition Program