6. Saving for education

Life’s Financial Journeys

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

Saving for Education. “What is the cost of higher educations and how do I prepare for it?”

Saving for your education costs can be daunting, but money well spent. Education is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself or your child. Understanding the anticipated costs and available military benefits is a step in the right direction.

The following subtasks may assist you in saving for education. You will find detailed resources for these subtasks under the links in the right column of this page.

Subtask 1: Estimate the cost of education

Subtask 2: Explore education savings tools

Subtask 3: Identify military educational benefits

Military Life Tasks

1. Budgeting finances
2. Reducing debt
3. Finding housing
4. Protecting against risk
5. Managing taxes
6. Saving for education
7. Preparing for retirement
8. Updating your estate plan
9. Explore Your Benefits

Saving for education Subtasks

1. Estimate the cost of education
2. Explore education savings tools
3. Identify military educational benefits

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