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Resources on Saving for College

RAISE Texas created Saving for College: The Why, When, and How to inform Texas families about available savings options.

Please take advantage of our report and the resources below to start saving for your child’s future education dreams today!

Why Save Now for College?

Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Income of Young Adults, National Center for Education Statistics

Education Pays, College Board

When to Save Calculations

It's Never Too Late, College Savings Plan Network

Tools & Calculators, College Board

Focus on Net Price, College Board

How to Save & Pay for College

Paying for College, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Compare 529 Plans, College Savings Plans Network

Using Savings Bonds for Education, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, 2015

Texas Tuition Promise Fund

Texas College Savings Plan 

Texas Match the Promise Foundation

Understanding Financial Aid, Federal Student Aid

The Go-to Guide for College Financial Aid, Finaid