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Get Started With College Savings

There are several ways for you to save for a child’s higher education expenses. Start here for guidance on what to look for as you explore your savings options.

What can you do?

Compare your available options and pay attention to details such as:

  • Tax benefits
  • Beneficiary changes
  • Account ownership
  • Contribution maximums

These specifics can help you decide which account may be right for you and your family.

How can you learn more?

College savings tools & calculators

Rank your priorities and see your savings options.
Choose your top three priorities when it comes to account features and benefits, and we’ll show you the savings options that most closely match your preferences. 

Use the college savings calculator.
Input your specific savings goals and projected contributions to get a sense of what your savings plan will require.

Additional resources

Compare college savings options.
See a side-by-side rundown of the different college savings options and compare features like tax advantages, account maximums, and impact on financial aid.

Plan for financial aid.
Learn more about how much you’ll be expected to contribute to higher education expenses.


Call a college savings representative

Please carefully consider the Plan's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing.  For this and other information on any 529 College Savings Plan managed by Fidelity, contact Fidelity for a free Fact Kit, or view online.  Read it carefully before you invest or send money.