Guide to Paying for College

When your student sets off for school, you want to ensure you can help them. Our guide to paying for college offers you a variety of ways the entire family can work together to make a dream a reality

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What You Need to Know

According to recent reports, a four-year private university is expected to cost over $303,000 by 2036, and public colleges could reach $184,000 – nearly double what it costs now.  With prices like that, how do you help pay for a loved one’s college without compromising your other financial goals?  Our guide to paying for college outlines ten types of tax advantaged and traditional methods worth considering.

What’s Covered?

To help you understand the options, we’ve developed this guide to paying for college so you can easily understand the different options, pros and cons.  Topics covered in this guide include:

      • 529 Plans
      • Coverdell
      • Prepaid plans
      • Cash-value life insurance
      • Gifting
  • Savings bonds
  • Scholarships & grants
  • Borrow money
  • Negotiating tactics
  • School selection


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