How much should I save?

Saving for college may be a challenge, but if you don't know where you're headed financially, how will you know what your goals are? We have an excellent resource to help you find out how much you'll need to save to meet college cost projections:

Education Investment Planner®
Finding the right way to pay for college just got easier! This comprehensive, yet easy-to-use tool offers guidance on paying for college based on your budget and financial goals:

  • Estimate and compare cost of attendance for over 5,500 colleges and graduate schools.
  • Understand and explore your funding options based on a combination of savings, scholarships and grants, and student loans.
  • Share plans with family and friends for feedback and discussion.

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Sallie Mae's Education Investment Planner®
This free online tool will help you create a personalized college savings and paying chart. Learn more