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Invest 529 Investment Options and Performance

2021 Portfolio

The 2021 Portfolio is closed to new participants.

Current target asset allocation as of 1/1/2023: 100% Fixed Income

Investment Strategy

The 2021 Portfolio's initial target asset allocation as of 1/1/2023 is 100% fixed income. Asset allocation shifts occur progressively resulting in a 100% fixed income allocation after the evolution corresponding to suggested beneficiary ages of eighteen and above. The 100% fixed income allocation will be maintained for the following two years during which the Portfolio will be closed to new investors. After this two year period, the Portfolio will shift to a 100% stable value asset allocation and remain in existence for three years, after which it will permanently close with remaining assets transferred to the Stable Value Portfolio (100% Stable Value).
Investment Portfolio Unit Value Daily Change YTD Return1 1 Month2 3 Month2 1 Year2 3 Year2 5 Year2 10 Year2 Since Inception2 Inception Date Expense Ratio
2021 Portfolio 27.60% 0.02% 2.12% 0.24% 0.70% 2.33% 1.14% 2.44% 3.85% 4.82% Jan 2002 0.092%
Benchmark 0.31% 1.41% 4.83% 1.79% 2.97% 4.11% 4.63%

1. YTD Return as of 9/29/2023.
2. Total Returns as of 08/31/2023.

Average Annual Returns

Updated Monthly as of 08/31/2023

1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Since Inception Jan 2002
2021 Portfolio 2.33% 1.14% 2.44% 4.82%


The 2021 Portfolio’s Benchmark is a blended composite benchmark reflecting the asset strategic benchmark index components for each underlying investment manager, and an adjustment reflecting the administrative fee for the Portfolio:

  • 100.00% CG 3-Month US T-Bill plus 100 basis points annualized

Portfolio Fees as of 8/31/2023

Fee Type Percent
Asset Management Fees 0.043%
Administrative Fee 0.049%
Expense Ratio (Asset Management + Administrative Fee) 0.092%

Historical Prices

Date Price
9/29/2023 $27.60
9/28/2023 $27.59
9/27/2023 $27.59
9/26/2023 $27.59
9/25/2023 $27.59

Investment Objective

Although the asset allocation of each Target Enrollment Portfolio is designed to correspond with the Beneficiary’s current age, Account Owners may choose to invest in a Portfolio other than the one that corresponds to the Beneficiary’s current age. No Invest529 Portfolios, however, are protected from market volatility and there is no guarantee that Invest529 Portfolios will not lose value, including principal.

Investment Risks

The 2021 Portfolio is subject to risks associated with fixed income investments. For a complete description of the investment risks associated with this portfolio, and a complete list of information on investment options, managers, and asset classes associated with the underlying investments of the 2021 Portfolio, please see the Invest529 Program Description.

Current Target Asset Allocation

% Sub-asset Class Investment Manager
0.00 Large Cap Domestic Equity The Vanguard Group, Inc.
0.00 Small-Cap Domestic Equity The Vanguard Group, Inc.
0.00 International Equity Capital Research and Management Co.
0.00 International Equity Wellington Management Company
0.00 Emerging Markets Equity Sands Capital Management
0.00 Emerging Markets Equity DFA Investment Dimensions Group Inc.
0.00 U.S. Real Estate
Private Real Estate
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Blackstone Property Advisors L.P.
UBS Realty Investors LLC
0.00 High Yield Bonds PGIM Fixed Income
0.00 Emerging Markets Debt Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers
0.00 Market Fixed Income The Vanguard Group, Inc.
100.00 Stable Value Invesco Advisers, Inc.

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  1. All investment return information is calculated by BNY Mellon Asset Servicing. Returns are presented net of management fees and Invest529 administrative fees. Returns for periods greater than one year are annualized.
  2. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Please refer to the Invest529 Program Description before making any investment decision.