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The cost of college is going up, so it makes sense to put a plan together now to save for college in the future. The earlier you start to save, the better off you will be.
According to the Department of Education, the average recent cost for a 4-year public institution was $18,632 per year, and 4-year private institutions were recently $37,990 per year.
You can use this calculator to help develop or fine-tune the education savings plan. Click the "View Report" button for a detailed look at the results.