Wednesday, June 30, 2010

What’s It Going To Cost To Go To College?

As most of you know, or should know, the cost of going to college has become very expensive and the costs are increasing every year. If you are going to be responsible for paying all or a portion of your college expenses, the first step is to find out what the actual cost is going to be.

Start by visiting:
The College Board
The U.S. Department of Education
A High School Guidance Counselor

If you are fortunate enough to know that your college expenses will be paid for by your parents or grand-parents, discovering the actual costs will help give you a deeper appreciation for your family's financial sacrifices in order to send you to college.

Parents: There are college investment options to fit almost any investor. No matter how modest or how ample your income, careful planning is the best way to “find” the money for college. The key is to start early and remain consistent. Read “What College Investment Options Do I Have?” to learn more.