The Real Deal: How to get free money, start saving for rising college tuition costs

Consumer Reporter Janice Lieberman has the Real Deal on how to get free money - and start saving early.

News 12 Staff

May 1, 2023, 11:27 AM

Updated 355 days ago

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College tuition is higher than ever, making the cost of higher education a tough bill to tackle.
Consumer Reporter Janice Lieberman has the Real Deal on how to get free money - and start saving early.
Affinity financial advisor Jacui Kearns says when you receive any gifts for your kid to put the money into a college account.
Some options include investing money in a 529 plan, which offers tax benefits and allows your money to grow.
Students can also apply for scholarships or attend a two-year community college to help save money.
Parents should also encourage their college-bound kids to help with expenses by getting a job and taking college credit classes while still in high school.


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