NEST 529 / College Savings Program

About NEST 529

NEST is a tax-advantaged 529 college savings program that provides four plans to help make saving for college simple and affordable: NEST Direct College Savings Plan, NEST Advisor College Savings Plan, Bloomwell 529 Education Savings Plan, and State Farm 529 Savings Plan. The Nebraska State Treasurer is Program Trustee. Union Bank & Trust Company is Program Manager. Investments are approved by the Nebraska Investment Council. Union Bank & Trust became Program Manager in December 2020. Nebraska’s college savings program began in 2001. Families nationwide are saving for college using Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plans. Visit for more information.

About the Plans

About the NEST Trust

Commonly Asked Questions about NEST 529