Additional Authors

Lassar, Terry; Taake, Krista

Publication Date

9-2-2010

Summary

To help address the rapidly rising cost of higher education—an obstacle to college access and completion for many low- and moderate-income families—it is increasingly important to save for college. This report highlights key policy considerations and challenges, along with specific strategies, to make 529 college savings plans more accessible to families of all incomes.

Document Type

Policy Brief

Category

Financial Inclusion

Subarea

Asset Building

Original Citation

Clancy, M., Lassar, T., & Taake, K. (2010, September). Saving for college: A policy primer (CSD Policy Brief No. 10-27). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7936/K7SB459F

Project

College Success

Keywords

529, college savings, college savings plan, policy, state policy

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