529 help is here.

If you want to do more research on saving for higher education, we recommend that you check out these tools and websites.

Online planning tools

Click on a question for an easy-to-use tool to help you find the answer.

How much do I need to save?

How much could college cost in the future?

How much will my savings be worth?

How much will my MOST 529 state tax deduction be?

How should I diversify my investments?

Should I convert my UGMA/UTMA to a 529 plan?

Helpful 529 websites


Learn the basics of saving and investing for education with a 529 account.


See performance rankings for a range of 529 portfolios, and browse articles and tools on saving for college.

College Savings Plans Network

Compare 529 plans by state or feature, or check out a guide on getting started.

College Board

Get help preparing for higher education, with information on admissions, assessments, financial aid, and enrollment.


Learn all about financial aid. This site also includes application information, frequently asked questions, calculators, and more.

U.S. Department of Education

Learn about the federal financial aid process, and find the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be completed in order to qualify for federal financial aid.

Federal school code search

Find the colleges and universities that accept payments from your MOST 529 Education Plan account.

State of Missouri Financial Literacy Portal

Teach skills and habits to help young Missourians become financially successful.