Yikes. It's easy to want to gloat, but there was a lot of pain dished out to people who had no idea. That special needs mom's story hits close to home. People have seen worse, but it's still a huge blow.
Those don't look quite svelte enough to be F, so they're probably P2 or Peter. The second one, especially looks Peter-ish. Banana isn't totally out of the question, but I've seen so few of those I wouldn't want to make too wild a guess on that.
It's been a while since I've had contact with the American Funds/Capital Group, and it wasn't on the retail side, but FWIW, it has always been known as a good organization. The funds tend to be very large and run by teams (Mr X gets 13%, Ms Y runs 7%, etc.), but for some reason they tend to make good use of the firm's thorough research. Whether that's continuing today, at high enough levels to earn the fees, I couldn't say.
Logical first stops.Finmeresco comes in slightly different weights from Fresco, and is softer and more apparently refined. That doesn't always make for a better-looking jacket, but it's worth knowing. I prefer their lightest weight (3-ply) to the light Fresco, but am not sure how I feel on the 10/12oz comparisons. Only Fresco offers 15oz, which is a thing unto itself.
If you know you're paying full freight and have the money to do so, you may be better off not opening a 529. Why? If your ultimate goal is to pass on funds to your family and lower estate tax, the 529 basically cuts your ability to do so in half. If you don't use one, you can still use custody accounts or minors' trusts to soak up your annual tax-free gift, and then pay for college yourself--- which is also free of gift tax and further lowers what winds up in your...