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Estimate the cost of higher education in the future


Life’s Financial Journeys

Heading Off to College
Getting Out on Your Own
Blending Two Lives
Having a Child
Emptying the Nest
Entering Retirement
Divorce
Death of a Life Partner
Military Life


Once you know what something costs today it is a relatively easy task to determine its cost in the future.

The key is to estimate the rate of increase in those costs. Armed with that estimate you can use on-line calculator to arrive at a future cost estimate.

The following resources may assist you in estimating the cost of higher education in the future:

Understand College Costs In the Future

Simple Future College Cost Calculator

Interactive College Cost Calculator


Having a Child Tasks

1. Protecting against risk
2. Updating your estate plan
3. Arranging child care
4. Revising your spending plan
5. Saving for your child’s education

Saving for your child’s education Subtasks

1. Determine the cost of higher education today
2. Estimate the cost of higher education in the future
3. Explore tax-deferred college savings plans
4. Select appropriate investments for college savings plans

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