How to Prepare
for College -
As an adult, you're probably very busy. You may have a job; you may have kids. You
may wonder how you can set aside money for college. There are steps you can take
to financially prepare to be a student.
Step One: Make a Spending Plan
When you have a plan for your money, it's easier to find a way to set aside even
a small amount of money on a consistent basis for your upcoming education costs.
Click here to learn more about a spending plan.
Step Two: Pay Down Debt
When you become a student, money will become even tighter. The best way to prepare
for this time is to have little or no debt. Click here to learn how to get rid of
After you take these two initial steps, you should be able to put some money
aside in an account just for college. The right place to save this money will depend
on when you plan to become a student. Click here to consider some account options.