Mapping Your Financial Journey: Helping Adults Plan for College
Cope with College Costs

Tips for Saving Money

College costs are significant, including tuition, books, student fees, living expenses, and transportation costs, not to mention the cost of extra child care and the drop in income due to fewer work hours. These costs do add up, but there are ways to keep them as low as possible.

You won’t be alone in searching for ways to save money. At many colleges and universities, there will be other students who are just like you: starting college later in life rather than right out of high school or returning to college after working for a few years. Talk with your classmates to learn about other ways to keep costs down.

Here are some tips for saving money on:


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