On December 22, 2017, the president signed new tax legislation into law. We're working on updating our website to reflect the new U.S. tax laws. In the meantime, the website may not address the changes. The legislation includes several new provisions related specifically to 529 plan accounts. We'll provide more information as additional details about the effects of the tax bill become clear. We encourage you to consult a qualified tax advisor about your personal situation.
On this page, you will find other online sources of information about college costs, savings plans, and other related topics.
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A smart planning source for life after high school. The comprehensive site includes information about finding a college, college and career planning, and paying for college.
A not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.
The College Savings Foundation (CSF)
A not-for-profit organization that works with public policy makers and the financial services industry in support of education savings programs. Site contains research papers and industry data dealing with 529 plans.
College Savings Plans Network
A clearinghouse for information about college savings programs.
Federal Student Aid
The official site of the U.S. Federal Student Aid website; also provides access to the database of federal school and campus codes and lists Title IV eligibility status for eligible institutions. (Only Title IV-eligible schools can be used for qualified distributions.)
A comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice, and tools.
At the national level, Jump$tart is a Washington, DC-based not-for-profit organization that seeks to improve the personal financial literacy of students in kindergarten through college. This site offers partnership information as well as financial literacy tools and materials.
A good source of information on a range of college savings-related topics, including 529 plan basics, comparisons of types of plans, and how to save for college.
U.S. Department of Education
The official website for the US Department of Education; covers entire range of education, from pre-k on, but includes information on planning, preparing, and paying for college.
This website contains links to other websites as a convenience to users. Neither the Arkansas 529 GIFT Plan, the state of Arkansas, Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc., nor Vanguard endorses or takes any responsibility for any such websites or for any information contained therein.