ScholarShare 529 is a state-sponsored, tax-advantaged college savings investment program that helps families plan for the cost of higher education.
Administered and overseen by the seven-member ScholarShare Investment BoardClick this link to open a page on the California State Treasurer's website that explains the role of the ScholarShare 529 Investment Board., chaired by the State TreasurerClick this link to open a page on the California State Treasurer's website that explains the role of the State Treasurer., the plan provides families with a diverse set of low-cost investment options, tax-deferred growth, and withdrawals free from state and federal taxes when used for qualified education expenses.
After more than 20 years, ScholarShare 529 continues to provide account holders with tax-free growthThis link opens to a page that explains how a ScholarShare 100% tax-free growth 529 account can mean more money for college., low feesThis link opens to a page that explains how ScholarShare 529 account fees are less than half the cost of average 529 plans., smart investmentsThis link opens to a page that explains how ScholarShare 529 Enrollment Year Investment Portfolios adjust automatically as college approaches., and flexibilityThis link opens to a page that explains how a ScholarShare 529 account is built to flex with your changing needs..
"A college degree is the surest way to increase wage potential for your kids—AND—give them the knowledge and skills to make a difference in our community. That's why I work hard to help families understand ScholarShare 529 is a superior college savings plan."