AKF Consulting Group is the leading strategic adviser to the college savings industry. We work with state governments, public entities and plan distributors to structure and promote all aspects of Section 529 college savings and prepaid programs.


We work closely with many of the country’s largest 529 college savings plans, advising them on program design including investment options, administration, governance and marketing, and providing guidance on legislative and regulatory matters.

Since opening our doors in 2002, AKF Consulting Group has advised 32 states on 529 program implementation and development, overseeing every major evaluation of program investment options undertaken in that time period. We have also worked closely with plan administrators to establish standardized investment policy guidelines, review performance benchmarks and enhance consumer outreach and marketing initiatives.

With an unparalleled depth of both functional and industry expertise, our consulting team is widely regarded among the nation’s leading experts in the college savings market.