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The US News and World Report wrote a terrific article with a list of reminders and strategies to consider as the years go by and your children get older and closer to their higher education.  Did you know that for the 2012-2013 school year, the average cost for an in-state public college was $22,261.  This does not include housing, meals and various fees.  That is just for ONE year!

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Written by: Jeremy Shafer

Many articles today are questioning the value of a college degree, wondering whether the rising cost of a college education is worth it.  From the graphic below, we see that a higher percentage of college graduates are employed and earn higher average annual salaries.  This article from The Atlantic argues that the real college crisis isn’t rising cost, but rather the participation rate of today’s young people.  Not all degrees are created equal, but on average college seems well worth it.College Graph