College saving resources

  @Money January 14, 2013: 5:02 PM ET
NEW YORK (Money Magazine)

Figuring out how to balance retirement saving with college saving can be tricky. So too can coming to terms with how much you will realistically be able to stash away for your kid's college tuition.

Here are some tools and advice to help you put in place a successful college savings strategy.

Tools:

College Costs Calculator

Savings Plan Designer

Advice:

What's the best way to save for college?

Is there a standard ratio of college savings to retirement savings?

Should we stick with our in-state 529 plan?

Is a 529 college savings plan a safe investment? To top of page



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