Dream Big. Plan Ahead.

Now Available:

As of Monday, November 10, 2014, NextGen Distributions and Investment Change functionality are now available online.

NextGen 529 Online Distributions*:

Clients will have the ability to request a distribution out of their 529 accounts to the participant, beneficiary or an Institution of Higher Education.

NextGen 529 Investment Changes:

Clients will have the ability to rebalance their existing portfolios (process an exchange) and change their investment allocation for future contributions.

* Distributions of all Maine Grants, including Alfond Grant, and full distributions resulting in a closeout are not yet available online.

Click here to complete the withdrawal form.

Open a NextGen account online!

You can enroll in the NextGen Client Direct Series online!

Click here to enroll>>

Try Our “Quick Start” Introduction

Check out this "fast track" to getting started with NextGen.

Learn More>>

Would you like to work with a Financial Advisor?

For the investor seeking additional assistance or a broader range of investment choices than offered through the NextGen Client Direct Series, consider the NextGen Client Select Series.

Learn More>>

Family & Friends

Notice Regarding Fees.

Effective January 1, 2012, the $25 annual Account Maintenance Fee will be eliminated for ALL Client Direct Series accounts.

Are You A Maine Resident?

There may be additional benefits for you, as a Maine resident, if you choose NextGen as part of your college investing plan. Click here to visit to learn more.

Are You an Account Owner?

Get more information on account servicing and options like automatic contributions. Learn More>>

More Questions?
Visit the FAQ Page for answers to the most common NextGen and 529 Plan questions. Or contact NextGen at 1-877-4-NEXTGEN (877-463-9843) with any additional questions you might have.

Please remember there's always the potential of losing money when you invest in securities.

Important Notice: The NextGen College Investing Plan® does not endorse or promote any third-party Web sites, referred to as “accommodators,” that provide services to facilitate contributions to a NextGen account. These accommodators may charge fees in connection with their services. Neither the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) nor Merrill Lynch has authorized any accommodator or other third-party Web site to promote or submit contributions to a NextGen account. Anyone who chooses to contribute through these Web sites submits contributions at their own risk, and proper credit or investment to the account cannot be guaranteed or confirmed by Merrill Lynch or FAME.

If you would like to make regular automated contributions to a NextGen account, please visit the Account Servicing Forms page of our Web site for more information on the Automated Funding Service or Payroll Deduction contributions through your employer.