Most parents start worrying about how they're going to pay for their child's college education before they're done with kindergarten—and with good reason. According to The College Board, a non-profit association of 4,500 schools, colleges and universities, the average annual cost of attending an in-state public college is about $17,860. Private schools average over twice that—about $39,518.
However, there are resources available that can help make college more affordable. First, we'll take a look at two options available from Northeast Credit Union: