- College savings are more than just money to pay for college, it’s also a motivator, studies show.
- That’s why cities nationwide are investing public funds to seed college funds for kindergarteners.
- The savings accounts ignite conversations from a young age about college and helps youth aspire to attend.
Even at the tender age of five, Kasey-Jay is already dreaming of going to a place called Howard University.
How does a five-year-old even know about Howard University?
Because she’s in a college savings program based on studies showing that just merely having a college savings account – no matter how much was in it – resulted in more children going to college.