NU Online News Service, June 7, 2004, 4:55 p.m. EDT – Manulife Financial Corp., Toronto, has turned to Boston for help with managing 529 college savings plan program assets.[@@]
The company, which recently completed acquiring John Hancock Financial Services Inc., Boston, has renamed its own Manulife College Savings 529 plan program the John Hancock Freedom 529 program.
Manulife is adding Hancock’s John Hancock Classic Value Fund to the program’s investment menu. Manulife also is adding the Fidelity Advisor Equity Growth fund from Fidelity Investments, Boston.