Set : Managing Your Money
Common college costs include tuition, mandatory fees, room and board (food), books, transportation, and supplies. Meeting these financial obligations is a critical component to educational success.
In the case of anticipated college costs, income and savings can make a big difference. Explore how income earned in today's jobs might be saved for tomorrow's educational expenses. And when there is money to be saved, consider savings accounts, federal savings bonds, stocks and mutual funds, college savings plans, and other saving options.
Your Savings Goal
Try this college savings calculator. It estimates the cost of attendance and how much savings will be needed to meet that obligation.
Ways to Save
For more information about ways to save for college, talk with a qualified investment advisor or a representative at your local credit union or bank.