529 College Savings Plans & State Pre-Paid Tuition Programs:
The Increasing Dominance of 529 College Savings Plans

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Date Published: May 11, 2017
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The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of 529 college savings plans & state pre-paid tuition programs. While still relatively early in their evolution, 529 college savings plans have the potential to become to college savings what 401K plans have become to retirement savings. This research seeks to summarize the leading plan sponsors and managers, as well as make predictions for the market at large. This research is part of Tiburon's broader coverage of the college savings market.

This research addresses the historical phases of the 529 college savings plans & state pre-paid tuition programs market, including: 
  • State Pre-Paid Tuition Programs Emergence Phase
  • 529 College Savings Plans Introduction Phase
  • 529 College Savings Plans Growth Phase
  • 529 College Savings Plans Maturation Phase

    This research defines two distinct market segments, including:

    • 529 College Savings Plans
    • State Pre-Paid Tuition Programs

    This research makes numerous future predictions for the 529 college savings plans & pre-paid tuition programs market, including:

    • Substantial Growth in 529 College Savings Plans
    • Growth in Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)-Based Plans
    • Growth in Direct Sold Plans
    • Continuing Fee Pressure
    • Emergence of 529 College Savings Plan Comparison Tools
    • Decline in State Pre-Paid Tuition Programs
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