The desire to provide your family an education can often be jeopardized by the lack of planning. Although your children and grandchildren may not yet know what they would like to be when they grow up, it is important to plan, and to plan as early as possible. Whether your children are going to your Alma Mater or the university you could only dream of, by planning well you can leave them with the options you want them to have.
The Reality: College costs are high and rising quickly. According to CollegeData.com, moderate college budgets for the 2015-2016 academic year range from $24,061 for students attending in-state public colleges to $47,831 for private institutions. You can bet that the price tag will continue to rise.