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Both PA 529 plans offer the same benefits and tax advantages, including a PA state income tax deduction. Both may be used at schools in Pennsylvania and out-of-state.

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Guaranteed Savings Plan (GSP)

A lower-risk plan that helps you save toward a chosen tuition level at today's rates.

  • The account owner or beneficiary must be a Pennsylvania resident.
  • Pick from one of five average tuition levels or a specific PA public school to help measure your progress toward your savings goal.
  • If you save enough for a semester of school today, you'll have enough to cover a semester there in the future.
  • Returns are based on the rising cost of college tuition.
More about the GSP View Current PA 529 GSP Credit Rate Schedule
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Investment Plan (IP)

An investment plan with portfolio options ranging from conservative to balanced to aggressive.

  • Create a custom investment portfolio to save for education expenses. Choose from a number of static options. How you invest is up to you.
  • Target enrollment date portfolios help you save based on when your child expects to begin school.
  • Returns on your contributions are based on the performance of your investment options.
More about the IP View Portfolio Price & Performance

Which Plan is Right For You?

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"This program and plan has been a godsend for me. I am a single parent, and it allowed me to budget for two children to go to college. I paid for this by MYSELF. No coparent. My kids went to Bucknell U and Penn State!!!"

Amy S., Mom of 2, Hershey, PA