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How much should I be saving for college?

With college costs increasing at twice the rate of inflation, it is important to start saving early. Interest working for you now in a regular savings program is much better than having interest work against you in the future in the form of education loans.

Current Savings and Assumptions
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Amount saved so far ($)
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CD Information and Assumptions
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