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Is Your Family Prepared for the Rising Cost of College Tuition?



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ANCHOR LEAD: It's impossible to predict what your kid will aspire to when they're college age, or where he or she might want to go to school. But if they have big dreams, you might want to start planning now. Brian Osuch has the story. (:60) SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. According to the recent Teen College Savings Barometer survey, 91% of teenagers expect to pay for a percentage of their college costs. Nancy Farmer, president of Private College 529 Plan, explains… CUT: (Farmer) Now is the time to get started with Private College 529 because tuition rates will go up on July 1st. Get started today and you'll buy tomorrow's tuition at today's prices. SCRIPT: With the cost of college tuition increasing at a rate higher than inflation, families should investigate all of their options to pay for higher education. CUT: (Farmer) Private College 529 is the only pre-paid tuition plan sponsored by colleges and universities. The plan allows families to lock in today's rates allowing parents and students to potentially save thousands of dollars on the cost of college – and the benefit is guaranteed and tax free. SCRIPT: For more information, log onto Private-College-529-dot-com. That's Newsbreak from Private College 529 Plan.
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