Changes are in the works for West Virginia's
SMART529 Direct Plan college savings program.
Treasurer John Perdue says the changes will make it easier
for parents and grandparents to save for their children's or grandchildren's
Investments primarily will be made in Vanguard funds. Perdue
says he expects this change to make the plan one of the lowest-cost in the
Another change is the elimination of a minimum contribution
Perdue and Hartford
officials will announce details Wednesday at a news conference in Charleston.
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