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Is Your 529 Plan Sporting an Ivy League Price Tag?

Morningstar found fees are dropping, but not all plans are bargains.

Note: This article is part of Morningstar's October 2013 College-Savings Boot Camp special report. This article originally appeared June 11.

Here's the good news: Your 529 investment probably costs you less today than it did a few years ago. But 529 investments still tend to be more expensive than similar mutual funds, and some plans are steeply priced.