About Dimensional Fund Advisors



SMART529 invests in mutual funds advised by Dimensional Fund Advisors.


Dimensional Fund Advisors is a global investment manager dedicated to implementing great ideas in finance. Guided by a belief in markets, the firm builds and manages strategies to help investors pursue higher expected returns. An enduring philosophy, strong client commitment, and deep working relationships with leading financial academics underpin Dimensional’s approach and form the foundation for new strategies. Dimensional is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices across North America, Europe, and Asia.


Dimensional Facts

  • Founded in 1981, with 11 offices in eight countries
  • One investment philosophy based on a belief in the power of markets
  • Low-cost strategies informed by financial science
  • Focused on the dimensions of expected returns and value-added implementation


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Dimensional Fund Advisors is not an affiliate or subsidiary of Hartford Funds.

“Dimensional” refers to the Dimensional separate but affiliated entities generally, rather than to one particular entity. These entities are Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd., DFA Australia Limited, Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC, Dimensional Fund Advisors Pte. Ltd., Dimensional Japan Ltd., and Dimensional Hong Kong Limited. Dimensional Hong Kong Limited is licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission to conduct Type 1 (dealing in securities) regulated activities only and does not provide asset management services.