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2018 Portfolio

The 2018 Portfolio is closed to new participants.

Current target asset allocation as of 1/1/2022: 100% Fixed Income

Investment Strategy

The 2018 Portfolio’s target asset allocation is 100% Stable Value. The Portfolio will remain in existence for a three year period, after which it will permanently close with remaining assets transferred to the Stable Value Portfolio (100%).

  Market values as of 11/15/2022   Total Returns as of 10/31/2022    
Investment Portfolio Unit Value Daily Change YTD Return as of 11/15/2022 1 Month 3 Month 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception Inception Date Expense Ratio
2018 Portfolio Market values as of 11/15/2022 $24.13 0.01% 1.44% Total Returns as of 10/31/2022 0.17% 0.48% 1.60% 1.82% 2.04% 3.26% 3.87% General Information Jan 2000 0.098%
2018 Portfolio Benchmark   0.32% 0.83% 1.82% 1.53% 2.10% 3.31% 3.05%    

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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:


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.

Average Annual Returns

Updated Monthly as of 10/31/2022
1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Since Inception Jan 2000
2018 Portfolio 1.60% 1.82% 2.04% 3.87%
2018 Portfolio Benchmark 1.82% 1.53% 2.10% 3.05%

Returns are net of fees.


The 2018 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 10/31/2022

Fee Type Percent
Asset Management Fees 0.045%
Administrative Fee 0.053%
Expense Ratio (Asset Management + Administrative Fee) 0.098%

Historical Prices

Date Price
11/15/2022 $24.13
11/14/2022 $24.13
11/11/2022 $24.13
11/10/2022 $24.12
11/9/2022 $24.12

Investment Objective

Although the asset allocation of each Target Enrollment Portfolio is designed to correspond with the Student’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 2018 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 2018 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.