As for what parents are planning to do--this year on average, they plan to pay for about 64% of the total costs.
That number is up from 57% in 2012.
So how can you save for college and work together as a family? Experts say to create a road map and have a plan in place. It will make you feel more on track.
Also use a dedicated college savings fund.
And turn to advisors for help--they come in all forms, like financial, school counselors, and college counselors. Chances are you'll feel less overwhelmed if there is a team in place.
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