It’s more than just easy - it's smart. By contributing to a CollegeAdvantage 529, you can get a significant tax benefit while saving for your child's education. It's a win-win. And as tax rates keep changing, you need every advantage you can get. Best of all, you can sign up or contribute in about 10 minutes.

Not only will you get a tax benefit on your annual State of Ohio taxes, but the money in your account also grows free of tax. So when it's time to pay for college, every penny is yours, even your earnings. That means your money will grow bigger, faster.

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The CollegeAdvantage 529 Advantages

Advantage: Tax Deduction
You can get a State of Ohio tax deduction on money that might be sitting in a bank account earning nothing.
Advantage: Portability
Use your funds at any accredited school in the U.S.-2 year, 4 year, technical, graduate, or professional.
Advantage: Tax-Free Growth
Earnings are tax free when withdrawals are used for most college-related expenses, including room and board, tuition, book and more.
Advantage: Morningstar Top Plan
Morningstar rates CollegeAdvantage as one of the nation's top 529 plans.
Advantage: Investment Options
Check out all our options, including stock funds, bond funds and our popular age-based funds. We even have FDIC insured bank options.
Advantage: Flexibility
It's a great way for anyone who cares about your kids to contribute to their future. Grandparents love these.
It's Quick
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Tax-Free Compounding
Helps College Funds
Grow Bigger, Faster

Initial Deposit Yearly Contribution
Years until Collge (slide)
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CollegeAdvantageTaxable Plan
Example assumes annual return rate
of 6% and 28% tax bracket.
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Get a tax deduction now on savings that might be collecting dust.

Get a State of Ohio tax deduction every year you contribute to your account - up to $2000 per year, per child. Depending on your Ohio tax bracket, the deduction could be worth up to 5.9%. So if you've got some savings earning next to nothing, a CollegeAdvantage 529 is a great move up.