Getting a Head Start on College Savings

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

College, kids and costs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates a middle-income family with a child born today can expect to spend about $285,000 to raise that child to the age of 17. 1 That‘s roughly equal to the median value of a new home in the U.S.

And if you’ve already traded that super-charged convertible dream for a minivan, you can expect your little one s college education to cost as much as $347,282.

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