Risk & Reward

Acquiring balance between risk
and reward is key to achieving
your college saving goals.

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Choose Your Strategy

  • Enrollment Year Portfolios, our most popular, allow you to choose when your child will use their savings—adjusts automatically as college approaches.
  • Guaranteed Portfolios if you have a short investment horizon and want a conservative investment with a low level of risk.
  • Custom Portfolios if you want a wide array of investments or specific underlying funds.

Tax-Free Growth

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Your college savings
grow 100% free from
state and federal tax.

Plus, you don't pay tax for
qualified expenses.

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Low Fees

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Less than half the
average expenses of
other 529 plans.

No application or change-of-
beneficiary fees or commissions.

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A Plan for Everyone


Get real answers to your concerns about saving for college.

Grandparents, Family & Friends

There are a few simple steps you can take to help plan for your loved one’s future.


There are so many ways ScholarShare can help you reach your college dreams.

Employers & Financial Professionals

Helping your employees and clients save for college helps you too.

The Buzz

Join Julio Lugo for a free, live on-line webinar Wed., December 8, 2021 at 1:00pm-2:00pm Pacific Time. RSVP is required, and instructions will be sent to you via...Read More
Join James Palen for a free, live on-line webinar Thu., December 9, 2021 at 11:00am-Noon Pacific Time. RSVP is required, and instructions will be sent to you via...Read More
Helping your employees save for college is easy. For them and for you. What we’re going to talk about: How important saving for college is to your employees...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – ScholarShare 529, California’s official college savings plan, announced today that the plan has achieved an extraordinary milestone,...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With the recent passing of Assembly Bill 340, authored by Assemblymember Chris M. Ward and sponsored by State Treasurer Fiona Ma, ScholarShare...Read More