The cost of a college education continues to rise with no end in sight. We've created this guide to help you devise a comprehensive college savings plan for your children. Inside, you'll find a detailed description of the most popular education savings vehicles available, as well as tips for reducing college costs and a hands-on worksheet to help you determine the amount of financial aid your child may qualify for.
Despite rising tuition costs, a college education is still a smart investment.
The high price tag of higher education could be partially offset by tax breaks - if you know where to look. Learn more
From 529 Savings Plans to Coverdell Education Savings Accounts, there are many options to help make your child's academic dreams a reality. Learn more
While financially supporting aging parents and college-age children, it's important to remember your own needs too. Learn more
College is always expensive, but there are several ways to at least make higher education more affordable. Learn more
The most common education savings options each have their own benefits and restrictions. Learn more