Savings & Borrowing Funding Tool

Calculate how much you can expect to pay for college if you decide to use a combination of your own savings and student loans. Play around with the slider tool to see how building up your college savings account now can help you minimize those student loan payments down the road.

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Savings and Loans Balances & Contributions

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In total, combining both savings and loans, it will cost you $234,839 to pay for college.

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Ameriprise Financial instructions

Consult with your office/branch manager for instructions.

Commonwealth Financial instructions

Commonwealth Financial Advisors, you will find your portal on CommunityLink in the Financial Planning Playbook under Education Planning Tools.

LPL Financial instructions

Visit the Education Planning page in the LPL BranchNet Resource Center to access your portal.

Morgan Stanley instructions

Visit Tools and Forms in the Education Savings Products page in 3DResources to access your portal.

Raymond James instructions

Visit the 529 Plan Resource Center on RJ Net to access your portal.

RW Baird instructions

Visit the 529 Department page on BairdWeb to access your portal.


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