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we have a lot of thoughts about the 529 industry. Important topics like downward fee trends, program manager rebids, new product developments, and even the Veep’s Task Force, to name just a few. We have our bird’s eye view and we want to share it with you.

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  • CollegeIllinois! Probe a Wake-Up Call for 529 Plans NationwideApril 18, 2011

    The Illinois General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution on Thursday to launch a State investigation into CollegeIllinois!, the 529 prepaid tuition plan administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC). According to the Chicago Sun Times, the State’s Auditor General will now review the investment decisions made by ISAC on behalf of the Plan’s more than 59,000 accounts.

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