Countdown to College: It's Never to Early to Start Saving

Although saving for college should never come at the expense of your retirement, you can benefit from putting away money while your kids are still young. The longer your money has to grow, the more you’ll earn. By putting away just $25 a month in a savings program, you’ll get in the habit of saving.

A variety of savings options: In addition to the traditional investment options (savings accounts, taxable investment accounts, annuities, and U.S. Savings Bonds), there are powerful investment vehicles available to help you save for your child’s college expenses, including Section 529 college savings programs and Coverdell education savings accounts.

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