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Saving for your kids’ education

Welcome to Your Wealth. In our pilot episode, we look at strategies to save for your children’s education expenses – a serious topic for many parents and grandparents with young kids. I interview finance expert Katie Whiffen about when to start saving, how much you need, saving vs investing and whether borrowing can help.

Welcome to Your Wealth. In our pilot episode, we look at strategies to save for your children’s education expenses – a serious topic for many parents and grandparents with young kids. I interview finance expert Katie Whiffen about when to start saving, how much you need, saving vs investing and whether borrowing can help.
 

Katie and I cover the pros and cons of products and strategies such as:

  • Regular savings plans
  • Managed funds and separately managed accounts
  • Education saving plan products, and
  • Borrowing to invest.

 

     

If you are pressed for time, consider listening at 1.5x or 2x the usual speed – this can actually improve your retention of information while saving time.