Guaranteed Option (closed to new contributions)
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The Guaranteed Option seeks to preserve capital and provide a stable return.
The assets in this Investment Option are allocated to a funding agreement issued by TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company (“TIAA-CREF Life”), which is an affiliate of TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc., to KHEAA as the policyholder. The funding agreement provides a minimum guaranteed rate of return on the amounts allocated to it by the Investment Option. The minimum effective annual interest rate will be neither less than 1% nor greater than 3% at any time. The guarantee is made by the insurance company to the policyholder, not to Account Owners. In addition to the guaranteed rate of interest to the policyholder, the funding agreement allows for the possibility that additional interest may be credited as declared periodically by TIAA-CREF Life. The rate of any additional interest is declared in advance for a period of up to 12 months and is not guaranteed for any future periods. The current effective annual interest rate for the Guaranteed Option credited to KY Saves 529 through June 30, 2020 is 1.95%, subject to the claims paying ability of TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company.
There is a risk that TIAA-CREF Life could fail to perform its obligations under the funding agreement for financial or other reasons.
Total Annual Asset-Based Fee
The Total Annual Asset-Based Fee is 0.00% as of February 25, 2019.
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For more information about the Kentucky Educational Savings Plan Trust (KY Saves 529), call 877-598-7878 or visit www.kysaves.com to obtain a Program Description, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information. Read and consider it carefully before investing.
Please Note: Before you invest, consider whether your or the beneficiary’s home state offers any state tax or other state benefits such as financial aid, scholarship funds, and protection from creditors that are only available for investments in that state’s qualified tuition program. You also may wish to contact directly your home state’s 529 college savings plan(s), or any other 529 plan, to learn more about those plans’ features, benefits, and limitations. You should also consult your financial, tax, or other advisor to learn more about how state-based benefits (or any limitations) would apply to your specific circumstances. Keep in mind that state-based benefits should be one of many appropriately weighted factors to be considered when making an investment decision.
KY Saves 529 is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. Ascensus College Savings Recordkeeping Services, LLC, is the Program Manager. The Program Manager and its affiliates have overall responsibility for the program’s day-to-day operations, including investment advisory services, recordkeeping, and administrative services.
Investment returns will vary depending upon the performance of the Investment Options you choose. Except to the extent of FDIC insurance available for the Capital Preservation Option, depending on market conditions, you could lose all or a portion of your money by investing in KY Saves 529. Account Owners assume all investment risks as well as responsibility for any federal and state tax consequences.
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