Nevada College Savings Plans

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Start saving today with as little as $15 in the SSgA Upromise 529 Plan. The Plan offers professional investment management from State Street Global Advisors with varying low cost fund options to suit your investment goals. Nevada residents benefit from waiver of the annual account fee and can qualify for matching contributions through the Silver State Matching Grant Program. Get started at  
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The Vanguard® 529 College Savings Plan gives you access to 22 Vanguard investments, high contribution limits, among the lowest fees in the industry, and tax-free withdrawals to pay for qualified higher education expenses. The Plan was recently ranked "Gold" by Morningstar. The "Gold" ranking is bestowed on only four of the total of sixty-four 529 plans ranked.*
Rather than the normal $3,000 minimum investment, Nevada residents can invest starting with only $1,000.

  • *Morningstar press release 10/22/2013

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The USAA 529 College Savings Plan offers flexible options, high contribution limits, tax-deferred savings and superior ratings for customer service. Choose between six Fixed Allocation options or an Age-Based option that automatically moves balances into more conservative investments as your child gets older to minimize risk. A Preservation of Capital option is also available to help protect your investment from market volatility. Start with only $250 or $50 when you establish an automatic monthly investment of $50. Visit
Nevada residents who are active duty military may qualify for the Distinguished Valor Matching Grant Program. USAA will match your USAA 529 College Savings Plan contributions up to $300 per year for five years per child (lifetime max of $1,500). Find out more at or call 1-800-292-8825.


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Putnam 529 for AmericaSM offers all the tax advantages of a 529 plan plus a wide array of investment choices, including age-based portfolios, individual fund options from Putnam and other prominent companies, and Putnam Absolute Return Funds. The plan has no annual maintenance fee and is backed by Putnam’s more than 70 years of investing experience. For more information, talk to your financial advisor, call 1-877-PUTNAM529 or visit

NOTE: The Columbia 529 Plan was converted to Putnam Investments on March 4, 2011. For information on a former Columbia 529 College Savings Plan, please contact Putnam Investments 1-877-PUTNAM529.




The Wealthfront 529 Plan provides unique approach to saving for your children’s college education.  Your 529 account is managed using an automated and personalized investment plan designed specifically for college savings.  Risk and return is optimized over time based on your individual criteria.  Start with only $500 initial contribution.


There are no advisory fees for Nevada residents on the first $25,000 of assets invested in a Wealthfront 529 Plan account.