How to pay for college

When it’s time to pay for college, families may have three resources
available to them: savings and income, scholarships and grants, and student

Before choosing which resources work best for your family, you’ll want to
consider a few key questions, including whether you want to spread your
savings out over four years, what requirements a scholarship has, and more.

If you want more information about how to plan and pay for college, Sallie
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grants, and free planning tools available at