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Higher Education

financial fitness logoPlanning for college, career technical training, or other education beyond high school involves more than picking a school and vocation. Education usually costs money after 12th grade, but the benefits of training beyond a high school diploma can include increased job security, higher wages, additional benefits such as health insurance and retirement plans, and more opportunities for career advancement. Education costs vary widely, but almost every person is eligible for some type of financial assistance.

If you are a parent or guardian looking ahead to create a savings plan for a child’s education, there are great tools like ScholarShare. If you are a student preparing to pay for higher education, explore the many public and private financing options including specific institution or campus assistance, scholarships, grants, loans, fee waivers, and work-study programs.