Illinois 529 Plan

Illinois College Savings Plan

The state of Illinois offers three different college savings plans.

1. Bright Directions College Savings Program ( aka Bright Directions Illinois 529 )

2. Bright Start College Savings

3. College Illinois

Bright Directions College Savings Program

The Bright Directions College Savings Program is an invesment advisor driven plan which offers 35 investment options from leading investment banks and bond managers.

Tax Benefits for Bright Directions College Savings Program

1. Illinois offers state tax deductions for Bright Directions College Savings Program contributions for the amounts up to a maximum of $10,000 in contributions if single and $20,000 if married.

2. All earnings applied towards the qualified education realted expenses are tax free.

How to Sign Up You can learn more and sign up by going to BrightDirections.com or by calling Ph 866-722-7283

Bright Start College Savings

This another college savings plan sponsored by State of Illinois and managemed by OppenheimerFunds Inc. It offers are variety of investment options from OppenheimerFunds. T

ax Benefits for Bright Start College Savings Program

1. Illinois offers state tax deductions for Bright Start College Savings Program contributions for the amounts up to a maximum of $10,000 in contributions if single and $20,000 if married.

2. All earnings applied towards the qualified education realted expenses are tax free.

How to Sign Up

You can learn more and sign up by going to BrightStartSavings.com

College Illinois! - 529 Prepaid Plan

College Illinois is a 529 prepaid plan which allows you to pre-pay tution for your children and yourself. It offers three benefits level: University, Community College and Combination Level.

Tax Benefits for College Illinois! College Savings Program

1. Illinois offers state tax deductions for College Illinois! College Savings Program contributions for the amounts up to a maximum of $10,000 in contributions if single and $20,000 if married.

2. All earnings applied towards the qualified education realted expenses are tax free.

How to Sign Up

You can learn more and sign up by going to College Illinois!