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  • Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:12 PM

    The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) recently announced that the Client Select Series of the NextGen College Investing Plan® (NextGen) is now the nation’s second-largest advisor-sold Section 529 college savings plan, according to Strategic Insight, a mutual fund industry research firm.  Administered by FAME in conjunction with Program Manager Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, NextGen has over $8 billion in assets under management between the advisor-sold plan and the direct-sold plan as of June 30, 2014.



  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014 9:37 AM

    Project participants to receive technical assistance and support to explore redesign of state student aid programs, helping to maximize impact of state aid programs and meet college enrollment and degree-attainment targets.