1.Source of data: College Board — "Trends in College Pricing," 2009. Assumes a 6% annual increase in costs and college matriculation age of 18. Please note that this is only an estimate and does not include personal expenses, transportation, and other expenses beyond tuition, mandatory fees and room and board. Find specific college costs now. NOTE: Clicking this link will take you to the website for collegeboard.com. NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC (“NorthStar”) is not responsible for the content on that site.
As stated in the current Plan Description, total fees for the portfolios range from .60% -1.00%. Fees are subject to change.
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