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Target Enrollment Investment Portfolios

Portfolios are constructed to align with a future date when withdrawals may occur. As the withdrawal date approaches, the Portfolios’ asset allocation becomes more conservative over time as the percentage of assets invested in equities decrease and fixed income investments increase. Target Enrollment Portfolios are designed for investors who want to invest based on the year they expect to make their initial withdrawal.

The age of the Beneficiary is not required to correspond with the selected Portfolio and funds may be moved or withdrawn prior to the year corresponding with the selected Portfolio.

For more information about Target Enrollment Portfolios, view the blog article: Three Things to Know About: Target Enrollment Portfolios.

K–12 time horizons

Target Enrollment options are generally designed for college savings and may not be appropriate for K–12 time horizons. If you're investing for K–12 goals, keep in mind the variety of individual portfolios available.

    Total Returns as of 03/31/2021  
Investment Portfolio YTD Return* 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Since Inception Expense Ratio
2039 Portfolio 8.79% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 46.73% N/A N/A 14.88% General Information 0.51%
Benchmark   43.12% N/A N/A 13.02%  
2036 Portfolio 7.68% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 43.59% 8.90% N/A 10.36% General Information 0.47%
Benchmark   39.86% 9.19% N/A 10.69%  
2033 Portfolio 6.50% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 37.66% 8.13% 9.52% 7.24% General Information 0.43%
Benchmark   34.25% 8.41% 9.78% 7.38%  
2030 Portfolio 5.27% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 31.92% 7.48% 8.70% 7.34% General Information 0.39%
Benchmark   28.77% 7.70% 8.85% 7.36%  
2027 Portfolio 4.20% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 26.74% 6.82% 7.79% 5.57% General Information 0.35%
Benchmark   23.78% 7.01% 7.88% 5.52%  
2024 Portfolio 2.49% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 18.84% 5.59% 6.62% 5.49% General Information 0.30%
Benchmark   16.52% 5.78% 6.66% 5.18%  
2021 Portfolio -0.13% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 8.06% 3.69% 4.77% 5.33% General Information 0.22%
Benchmark   6.45% 3.89% 4.81% 4.98%  
2018 Portfolio 0.55% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 1.92% 2.40% 2.94% 4.05% General Information 0.14%
Benchmark   1.12% 2.55% 2.98% 3.16%  

* Note: YTD Return as of 5/7/2021.

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How to Interpret the Charts

The performance charts display historical performance for Invest529 portfolios. Two values are represented on each chart. The first value is the daily NAV (net asset value) and is represented by the blue line on the chart. The second value is the percent change of the NAV based on a selected timeframe and is represented by the purple line. A date selector can be found underneath the chart that allows for custom date ranges to be chosen. These charts also feature the ability to zoom into pre-determined time periods (Note: Selecting a zoom period will not change the previously selected date range).

Key Terms:

Benchmark

An unmanaged group of securities whose overall performance is used as a standard to measure investment performance.

The market value of a mutual fund's total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding. The value of a single share is called its share value or share price.

Asset-Based Fees

Target Enrollment Investment Portfolios
Portfolios Asset Management Fee Administrative Fee Expense Ratio
2039 Portfolio 0.42% 0.09% 0.51%
2036 Portfolio 0.38% 0.09% 0.47%
2033 Portfolio 0.34% 0.09% 0.43%
2030 Portfolio 0.30% 0.09% 0.39%
2027 Portfolio 0.26% 0.09% 0.35%
2024 Portfolio 0.21% 0.09% 0.30%
2021 Portfolio 0.13% 0.09% 0.22%
2018 Portfolio 0.05% 0.09% 0.14%

Index Portfolios

Index Portfolios track the performance of a broad market benchmark. These Portfolios typically offer lower fees than other investment options.

    Total Returns as of 03/31/2021  
Investment Portfolio YTD Return* 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Since Inception Expense Ratio
Stock Index 12.73% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 62.64% 17.02% 16.55% 10.04% General Information 0.11%
Benchmark   62.66% 17.05% 16.56% 10.04%  
Bond Index -2.42% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 0.48% 4.56% 2.99% 3.88% General Information 0.12%
Benchmark   0.63% 4.59% 3.04% 3.89%  
International Index 9.31% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 52.68% 6.44% 9.89% 5.40% General Information 0.16%
Benchmark   52.27% 6.93% 10.17% 5.26%  
Inflation-Protected 0.90% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 7.40% 5.55% 3.68% 3.78% General Information 0.16%
Benchmark   7.45% 5.58% 3.76% 3.87%  
Real Estate Inv Trust 16.54% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 36.44% 10.89% 6.05% 7.23% General Information 0.19%
Benchmark   35.24% 9.78% 5.38% 6.84%  

* Note: YTD Return as of 5/7/2021.

How to Interpret the Charts

The performance charts display historical performance for Invest529 portfolios. Two values are represented on each chart. The first value is the daily NAV (net asset value) and is represented by the blue line on the chart. The second value is the percent change of the NAV based on a selected timeframe and is represented by the purple line. A date selector can be found underneath the chart that allows for custom date ranges to be chosen. These charts also feature the ability to zoom into pre-determined time periods (Note: Selecting a zoom period will not change the previously selected date range).

Key Terms:

Benchmark

An unmanaged group of securities whose overall performance is used as a standard to measure investment performance.

The market value of a mutual fund's total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding. The value of a single share is called its share value or share price.

Asset-Based Fees

Index Portfolios
Portfolios Asset Management Fee Administrative Fee Expense Ratio
Stock Index 0.02% 0.09% 0.11%
Bond Index 0.03% 0.09% 0.12%
International Index 0.07% 0.09% 0.16%
Inflation-Protected 0.07% 0.09% 0.16%
Real Estate Inv Trust 0.10% 0.09% 0.19%

Target Risk Portfolios

Target Risk Portfolios hold a diversified mix of stocks, bonds, cash and other investments and span the risk spectrum from conservative to aggressive. Target Risk Portfolios are designed for investors who want a static investment based on their risk tolerance at the time contributions are made.

Target Risk Portfolios include two distinct management philosophies—active and passive.

Actively Managed Portfolios

Actively Managed Portfolios offer an approach to investment management that aims to outperform a particular market index or benchmark through asset allocation and/or security selection decisions.

Passively Managed Portfolios

Passively Managed Portfolios offer an approach to investment management that aims to replicate a particular market index or benchmark and does not attempt to actively manage the portfolio.

    Total Returns as of 03/31/2021  
Investment Portfolio YTD Return* 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Since Inception Expense Ratio
Aggressive Growth 8.52% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 45.38% 11.38% 11.86% 7.04% General Information 0.13%
Benchmark   45.27% 11.52% 11.98% 7.32%  
Moderate Growth 5.71% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 32.95% 9.82% 9.77% 6.41% General Information 0.13%
Benchmark   32.96% 9.93% 9.86% 6.62%  
Conservative Income 0.26% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 10.86% 6.33% 5.36% 4.57% General Information 0.13%
Benchmark   10.91% 6.39% 5.44% 4.59%  
Active Aggressive 8.78% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 46.64% 9.30% 10.35% 10.38% General Information 0.51%
Benchmark   43.12% 9.66% 10.75% 10.80%  
Active Moderate 5.27% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 30.65% 7.46% 7.99% 8.03% General Information 0.39%
Benchmark   27.49% 7.63% 8.06% 8.11%  
Active Conservative 2.41% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 16.21% 5.29% 5.36% 5.44% General Information 0.30%
Benchmark   14.16% 5.51% 5.40% 5.46%  

* Note: YTD Return as of 5/7/2021.

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How to Interpret the Charts

The performance charts display historical performance for Invest529 portfolios. Two values are represented on each chart. The first value is the daily NAV (net asset value) and is represented by the blue line on the chart. The second value is the percent change of the NAV based on a selected timeframe and is represented by the purple line. A date selector can be found underneath the chart that allows for custom date ranges to be chosen. These charts also feature the ability to zoom into pre-determined time periods (Note: Selecting a zoom period will not change the previously selected date range).

Key Terms:

Benchmark

An unmanaged group of securities whose overall performance is used as a standard to measure investment performance.

The market value of a mutual fund's total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding. The value of a single share is called its share value or share price.

Asset-Based Fees

Target Risk Portfolios
Portfolios Asset Management Fee Administrative Fee Expense Ratio
Aggressive Growth 0.04% 0.09% 0.13%
Moderate Growth 0.04% 0.09% 0.13%
Conservative Income 0.04% 0.09% 0.13%
Active Aggressive 0.42% 0.09% 0.51%
Active Moderate 0.30% 0.09% 0.39%
Active Conservative 0.21% 0.09% 0.30%

Principal Protected Portfolios

Principal Protected Portfolios are designed to protect against losses to the original amount you’ve invested, generally offering more stable investment returns.

    Total Returns as of 03/31/2021  
Investment Portfolio YTD Return* 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Since Inception Expense Ratio
Tuition Track Portfolio 0.00% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% General Information 0.00%
Benchmark   0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
FDIC–Insured 0.30% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 1.08% 1.64% N/A 1.28% General Information 0.09%
Benchmark   -0.04% 0.97% N/A 0.81%  
Stable Value 0.55% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 1.92% 2.21% 2.03% 3.31% General Information 0.14%
Benchmark   1.12% 2.36% 2.05% 2.59%  

* Note: YTD Return as of 5/7/2021.

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How to Interpret the Charts

The performance charts display historical performance for Invest529 portfolios. Two values are represented on each chart. The first value is the daily NAV (net asset value) and is represented by the blue line on the chart. The second value is the percent change of the NAV based on a selected timeframe and is represented by the purple line. A date selector can be found underneath the chart that allows for custom date ranges to be chosen. These charts also feature the ability to zoom into pre-determined time periods (Note: Selecting a zoom period will not change the previously selected date range).

Key Terms:

Benchmark

An unmanaged group of securities whose overall performance is used as a standard to measure investment performance.

The market value of a mutual fund's total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding. The value of a single share is called its share value or share price.

Asset-Based Fees

Principal Protected Portfolios
Portfolios Asset Management Fee Administrative Fee Expense Ratio
Tuition Track Portfolio 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
FDIC–Insured 0.00% 0.09% 0.09%
Stable Value 0.05% 0.09% 0.14%

Specialty Portfolios

Specialty Portfolios include investment options that don’t fall into the other four categories, including investment options like E.S.G and Global Equity portfolios.

    Total Returns as of 03/31/2021  
Investment Portfolio YTD Return* 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Since Inception Expense Ratio
ESG Core Equity 13.30% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 56.60% 19.54% 16.46% 14.54% General Information 0.62%
Benchmark   56.26% 16.69% 16.19% 14.67%  
Global Equity 12.14% Total Returns as of 03/31/2021 66.52% N/A N/A 19.49% General Information 0.46%
Benchmark   61.67% N/A N/A 17.92%  

* Note: YTD Return as of 5/7/2021.

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How to Interpret the Charts

The performance charts display historical performance for Invest529 portfolios. Two values are represented on each chart. The first value is the daily NAV (net asset value) and is represented by the blue line on the chart. The second value is the percent change of the NAV based on a selected timeframe and is represented by the purple line. A date selector can be found underneath the chart that allows for custom date ranges to be chosen. These charts also feature the ability to zoom into pre-determined time periods (Note: Selecting a zoom period will not change the previously selected date range).

Key Terms:

Benchmark

An unmanaged group of securities whose overall performance is used as a standard to measure investment performance.

The market value of a mutual fund's total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding. The value of a single share is called its share value or share price.

Asset-Based Fees

Specialty Portfolios
Portfolios Asset Management Fee Administrative Fee Expense Ratio
ESG Core Equity 0.53% 0.09% 0.62%
Global Equity 0.37% 0.09% 0.46%

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Notes:

  1. Invest529 returns are net of 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.
  3. The Invest529 Portfolio Benchmarks are blended composite benchmarks that reflect the asset allocation of the Portfolios over time, appropriate strategic benchmark index components for underlying investment managers, and an adjustment reflecting the Invest529 administrative fee for the Portfolios.
  4. View the historical performance for portfolios that are permanently closed for new enrollment.