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Expanding College Savings in Texas

Saving for College: The Why, When, and How and the resources below are designed to help Texas families select a savings option. Pages 8 and 9 in Saving for College provide helpful charts comparing the different savings tools. Please take advantage of this information and start saving for your child’s future college dreams today!

Why Save Now for College?

Saving for College: The Why, When, and How, RAISE Texas

Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Income of Young Adults, U.S. Department of Education, 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 Protectioin 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