Black and Brown Make Green

A financial empowerment podcast to inspire, inform, and encourage young and mid-career professionals to manage their money with confidence.


53: How to save for your kid's college

We hope our kids will get a full ride scholarship if they choose to go to college, but if not, we've got plans. Are you saving for your kids' college? Or do you have other money matters you're trying to figure out? Get help here if you're trying to figure out your own money plans. 

Damian and I were fortunate to graduate college debt free, but about 45 million Americans have student loans. We hope to relieve our kids of this burden, which means we've already started saving for them.

Listen in to hear why we've chosen a 529 account to save for our kids and hear about 5 other ways that you could save as well. We discuss 6 different ways to save for college, pros and cons of each, and why the 529 trumped them all for us.

By the way, if you want to save for your kids (or any other goal), but can't figure out how to make it happen with your budget, book a Clarity Session, and we can help you see where your money is going and find money in your budget to put towards your savings goals.

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Want to learn exactly where your money is going, how to track it, and how to reach your goals? Find out how here.

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