New Savings Theme: Saving For College
June 13, 2013
By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Manager
The latest resource packet on Saving for College is now available to help you communicate with the public, your audience, and with other organizations on the importance of savings. The packet includes a sample article, social media content for the next five weeks, as well as tools and resources.
By June most recent high school graduates know what college they are going to, but many of them may still not know how they are going to pay for it. We’ve heard the stats that the average debt students have upon graduation has skyrocketed to $35,200, according to a recent Fidelity survey, and that the costs of attending college increase 6% each year. College is still a great investment for most students, especially with some planning ahead of time to help keep debt to a minimum. It’s still true that those with a bachelor’s degree will earn $1 Million more over their lifetime than those who only complete high school.
The challenge is to graduate with as little debt as possible. Here are three ways to help keep student debt to a minimum...
Our goal at America Saves is to promote the importance of savings and encourage individuals and families to take financial action. To help the people you serve save more successfully and to promote the importance of savings at a national level, we have put together this resource packet with you in mind.
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- Written by Katie Bryan
- Category: Blog
- Published: 13 June 2013