MOST 529, Vanguard, DFA & Ascensus
offer world-class options for MO families

The Missouri State Treasurer's Office, Vanguard, DFA, and Ascensus work together to give families like yours access to an affordable, tax-advantaged education savings option through the MOST 529 Education Plan.

About Vanguard

Vanguard serves as investment manager for the MOST 529 Plan. Since its beginning in 1975, Vanguard has grown to become one of the world's largest global investment management companies, with total assets of approximately $7.9 trillion (as of May 2021).

Vanguard offers more than 210 U.S. funds designed to help you achieve your financial goals. In addition to low-cost funds, you can take advantage of Vanguard's extensive array of products and services for retirement, education savings, general investing, and advice and financial planning.

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About Ascensus

Ascensus College Savings Recordkeeping Services, LLC (ACSR), serves as the Program Manager for the MOST 529 Plan. ACSR, together with its affiliates (collectively, Ascensus), provide program management and administration services for direct, advisor, and prepaid education savings plans sponsored by 25 states and the District of Columbia.

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About Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA)

Dimensional Fund Advisors, or "DFA," manages $637 billion (as of March 31, 2021) for investors worldwide, with 13 offices around the globe. They offer investment solutions across asset classes, including global equities, fixed income and REITS.

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