Find A College Savings Plan That's Right For You

Ohio's 529 Plan Has Dozens Of Options 

While choosing the right investment options for your family, ​Ohio's 529 makes it easy to get started. And, if your investment preferences or goals change, you can ​make changes twice yearly.

Starting is ​simple. Choose from ready-made portfolios or create your own from individual investment options, including FDIC-insured banking options. We partner with leading investment managers Vanguard, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Fifth Third Bank, and BlackRock (Advisor Plan) to bring you the best choices.

An Overview ​Guide ​To ​Help ​You Decide

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Let's ​Look ​At Your Direct Plan ​Options

Ready-Made Investment Portfolios

  • Ready-Made, Age-Based Portfolios
    • Simple to use; long-term investments
    • ​Choose the uniquely blended Advantage age-​based portfolio which combines active and passive options, or choose from ​three passive, index-based portfolios from Vanguard, each tailored to suit your risk tolerance​
    • Each portfolio's asset mix and allocation are pre-determined
    • Every age-based portfolio automatically reduces risk as your child gets closer to college age

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  • Ready-Made, Risk-Based Portfolios
    • Pick from among ​​five portfolios to match your risk tolerance and goals
    • Risk-Based Portfolios do not automatically reduce risk as your child ages; you must manage risk yourself by exchanging your portfolio
    • Designed to achieve the desired level of risk and reward
    • Options from aggressive growth to conservative income

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Build Your Own Investment Portfolio

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Have ​A ​Financial Advisor?

If so, you may be interested in the CollegeAdvantage Advisor Plan offered by BlackRock. Ask your financial advisor for more information or go to

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