Save For College
The path isn’t always clear – but it can be
There's a lot to know about saving for college, from plan types like 529s to knowing how long or how much your family should save. Get straightforward guidance to clear the way.
4 Reasons Grandparents Should Open a 529
From gift tax breaks to estate planning, there are many reasons for grandparents to open a 529 plan for their grandkids. Keep reading
Saving for College with Young Children
What Is a Prepaid 529 Plan?
How to Set Financial Goals and Save for College
Why Military Families Should Use 529 Plans
5 College Saving Mistakes and Fixes
5 Reasons Grandparents Should Open a 529 Account
Advice From Families Saving for College
What’s Your College Savings Number?
5 Steps to Find Your Number
The Ins and Outs of Using a 529 Plan
I want to build up enough that they can go to college and not be burdened by debt.
PLAN YOUR PATH
Every possibility needs a path to follow. The hardest part is knowing where to start. Let’s find your way forward – together.
NEWBORN TO KINDERGARTEN
The early years are hectic enough without adding saving for college to the list. Start early – you’ve heard it before. Still, you’d be shocked at how often parents still miss out. To help you make the most of these early (and sleep-deprived) years, we’ve made getting started simple as can be. Add in insights from our experts and parents like you for the confidence you need to get started.
1ST THRU 8TH
Saving for college is a journey, not a race. There are really no shortcuts. But every step taken today is a step in the right direction — another day, another dollar saved. Take lots of little steps now to make huge strides down the road. With solid advice and expert guidance, you can find the right footing to get going and keep saving.
9TH THRU 12TH
There’s no such thing as too little, too late – even for high schoolers. There are still plenty of ways for you to save for college. And a lot to think about when it comes to paying for college. We’ve made it simple to get what you need to know and what to do next – whether you’re already saving or just starting. So, you can feel good about every step because every little bit counts.
COLLEGE POST HS
Since saving for college gets intertwined with admissions, it’s easy to forget about paying for the later years of college too. To minimize borrowing and maximize savings, it’s a good idea to have a plan to see your student through all four years of school. Saving doesn’t end in high school, and neither does our guidance. Forge ahead with steps, tips and advice from the experts.