Saving for College:
Why, How, and When?
With the rising cost of attendance, saving for college can seem like an insurmountable goal. How will we ever save enough for them to go? And what if we haven’t started yet—should we even bother?
The short answer is yes, you should save—and it’s never too late to start!
Our expert panel will address the 4 big questions they hear most from parents:
- WHY should we save—won’t it negatively impact financial aid?
- HOW should we save for college?
- WHEN should we start saving?
- HOW MUCH should we plan to pay?
Meet Our Experts:
Judith K. Cunningham
Ohio Tuition Trust Authority PR/Community Outreach Manager
Judy is responsible for the management of all public relations and media relations associated with OTTA and Ohio’s 529, CollegeAdvantage.
The Ohio Tuition Trust Authority Director of Marketing
Ben serves as the Director of Marketing, overseeing marketing, digital and strategic communications and outreach, for one of the oldest, largest and best regarded 529 college savings plans in the country.
Timothy C. Gorrell
Ohio Tuition Trust Authority Executive Director
Tim is responsible for leading the agency, recommending and implementing the investment strategy as approved by an 11-member OTTA investment board, and managing the overall operations of Ohio’s 529 College Savings Program.
Director of Relationship Management with Sallie Mae
With over 18 years’ experience in the financial and enrollment industry, Ed joined Sallie Mae in 2019, serving high schools, colleges and universities in Ohio.
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