Seed money for college, starting in kindergarten. More cities roll out college savings plan

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College savings plan that starts in Kindergarten taking off across USA

  • College savings are more than just money to pay for college, it’s also a motivator, studies show.
  • That’s why cities nationwide are investing public funds to seed college funds for kindergarteners.
  • The savings accounts ignite conversations from a young age about college and helps youth aspire to attend.

Even at the tender age of five, Kasey-Jay is already dreaming of going to a place called Howard University.  

How does a five-year-old even know about Howard University?  

Because she’s in a college savings program based on studies showing that just merely having a college savings account – no matter how much was in it – resulted in more children going to college.  

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