SAVING FOR COLLEGE IS ONE OF THOSE THINGS THAT FAMILIES TEND TO HESITATE TALKING ABOUT.
And we get it: it’s a difficult topic! There are a lot of different strategies and strange terms that go into it, and when you’re new to the whole “going to college” thing in the first place, it’s a lot to take in.
When you look at the price tag on a college, the cost can be staggering. It’s an intimidating thing to see, and for good reason! For most families, saving for college is one of the toughest parts of achieving the college dream. But it doesn’t have to be! We’ll let you in on a little secret: you don’t have to be a numbers whiz or a financial expert to figure out how to save for college. We promise!
We’re a team of higher education professionals, students, and parents ourselves, so we’ve navigated the world of saving for college, and now we’re helping others get through it successfully, too. Here, you’ll find all of the information we’ve gathered on the best resources to help pay for college, save money, and create the best budget for you to help stay on track. Plus, we’ll also break down all of those financial strategies you hear people talking about to pay for college, and get up-to-date information on any changes you need to know about for 2020.
So, sit back, take a deep breath, and let us help. We’ll walk through everything you need to know below.