College Planning interactive tools

When should I begin saving for my child's college education?

When preparing for your child's college education, a number of factors can influence your savings plan including when you start saving, how much you plan to save monthly, the type of investments you select and how much you have saved. This calculator will help you determine how well you've prepared for your child's college education so far and the amount you may have saved by the time your child is ready to attend college.

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If you start now, and save every month, you'll have
in college savings by the time your child turns 18.
If you wait five years to begin saving, the amount saved may decrease to
Savings Account Accumulation
Note: Select the individual bar to view the balance