Best 529 plans of 2021 CollegeCounts 529 Fund T. ... NextGen 529 -- Client Direct Series New York's 529 College Savings Program -- Direct Plan New York's 529 College Savings Program -- Direct Plan U.Fund College Investing Plan UNIQUE College Investing Plan Ohio's 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage Bright Start Direct-Sold College Savings Program More items...Which state 529 plan is best?
Utah -- The first state located outside of the Midwest, Utah consistently ranks as one of the best states for 529 Plans. That's partly because the state handles the investments itself, rather than outsourcing fund management.What expenses can be paid from a 529 plan?
A 529 plan only covers expenses that are related to post-secondary education (see below for using a 529 plan for elementary education). However, there are rules. Most qualified expenses cannot exceed the cost estimates made by the school that the 529 beneficiary will be attending.