Program Name: Colorado ABLE
Status: Open for Enrollment
State Program Manager: Colorado Department of Higher Education
State Account Limit: $400,000
Accepts Out Of State Residents: Yes
Annual Contribution Limit: $15,000
ABLE To Work Act Contribution: $12,140
Number Investment Options: 6
Program Investment Institution(s): BlackRock, Schwab and Vanguard; “Except to the extent of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insurance provided for the Debit/Checking Option, ABLE accounts will be subject to investment risks, including loss of the principal amount invested. ”
Debit Card Or Prepaid Card: Yes
Withdrawal Hold Rules: Yes
Medicaid Payback Waived: No.
State Income Tax Deduction: No.
FDIC Insured: Yes
ABLE Legislation:

HB 1359

Account Disclosure Document(s):

Colorado ABLE Disclosure Statement

Additional Information:

ATM fees: $2.75 for U.S. transactions
$5.00 for International transactions
Other ATM network owners may also assess a usage fee.
No charge to use partner network ATMs
International POS/ATM Transaction Fee: 3% of transaction amount
Currency Conversion Fee: 0.20% of transaction amount

Program at a Glance

  • Is there an initial minimum contribution requirement to open an ABLE account? If so, how much?
    Yes. $25.
  • Is there a required minimum contribution to your account? If so, what is the amount?
  • Is there an annual set fee to maintain the account? If so, how much?
    Yes. $2/month; waived if an average monthly balance of at least $250 is maintained.
  • Are there fees or restrictions to the number of disbursement you are allowed? If so, what are they?
  • Is there a “debit card/purchasing card” available with the program? If so, what is the added cost?
    Yes. $2.00 monthly fee is associated with utilizing the debit card option, however the fee can be waived with an average daily balance over $250 or if enrolled in electronic statement delivery at Fifth Third Bank.
  • Can I roll over my ABLE account to another ABLE program? If so, what is the fee to do so?
  • Fee Range
    • Annual Maintenance Fee:
      $2/month; waived if an average monthly balance of at least $250 is maintained.
    • Check Fee:
      $6/order (50 checks). If you are invested in the Checking Option, you will be charged a monthly service charge of $2 as set forth in Appendix B to the Plan Disclosure Statement. This fee is waived if your Account has an average daily balance over $250 or if you are enrolled in electronic statement delivery.
    • Debit Card Fee:
      $2 per month
    • Investment Option Fee Range:
      $3.40 to $3.70 on $1,000 per year.
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