The Money Drill 27: College Can Be Expensive, But Also Valuable – What You Need to Know Now

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In this episode, USAA’s JJ Montanaro talks with Josh Andrews, an advice director at USAA and father of two who knows a thing or two about the rising cost of a college education. Listen in as Josh breaks down the many ways to pay for it – from the merits of a two-year versus four-year college plan to a variety of savings options, prepaid tuition, loans and grants, and take a closer look at the benefits and potential earnings of contributing to a 529 plan.

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