Eye on Education

Listen to Some Advice About Paying for College

Ideastream’s daily talk show The Sound of Ideas took on the topic of paying for college this week. Listen to the discussion here.

We all know college is expensive. The total cost for a four year degree by 2030 is estimated to be more than $200,000. It’s the second biggest investment most families will make beside a house. How do you pay for it? Should you dip into your retirement fund? Should you start setting money aside from the day their born? We’ll talk about 529 plans and why you should leave your retirement fund alone.

Read more at: www.ideastream.org

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