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* The Hartford launched its 529 plan, dubbed SMART 529. Sponsored by West Virginia, the plan allows investments in individual mutual funds, static portfolios and age-based portfolios. West Virginia residents are able to invest directly into the plan. Nationwide, SMART 529 is available only through financial intermediaries.

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