Join America Saves for #CollegeSavings Today!

Get social with America Saves! In celebration of our latest partner packet, we will be hosting a Twitter chat this afternoon. 

You can find us on Twitter using hashtag #CollegeSavings today at 12 pm PT/3 pm ET.

Questions for Discussion:

  • Q1. Is college still a worthwhile investment? Why or why not?
  • Q2. Why is saving for college important?
  • Q3. What are the biggest hurdles for students and families who are #saving for #college?
  • Q4. When should families start #saving for #college? How about students?
  • Q5. What are some ways to reduce #college tuition costs?
  • Q6. What are some ways to reduce #college living expenses?
  • Q7. What advice would you give a student who is planning to attend college without a major in mind?
  • Q8. What are the benefits of working before/during #college?
  • Q9. What are your top #savingstips for finding ways to #save for #college?

Don't forget to download the latest partner packet – Saving for College. The packet includes a sample article for use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications; social media content; and relevant sources.

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