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4College! – College Savings Planner

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The Scholars Choice College Savings Planner helps you prepare a realistic savings plan for yourself or your children. This tool allows you to access the current cost of over 2,200 universities, find gaps in funding, develop savings goals and plan multiple scenarios for each child.

You’ve probably heard it before — that the most important thing you can do to save for college is to get started. But how do you start?

First, you’ll need to know how much college will cost when your child will attend. By allowing you to quickly access the current costs of over 2,200 colleges and universities, you’ll have the first critical piece to the college savings puzzle.

From there, you can create a practical, yet attainable plan for funding your college savings goals.

With this flexible tool from Scholars Choice, you can:

• Search our cost database or use national averages

• Explore multiple scenarios for one child or several

• Determine how far your targeted savings might stretch

• Model various savings levels to cover different portions of projected college costs

Establish the confidence and motivation you need to take action—and if meeting 100% of the cost appears unrealistic, use the handy slider to set a more reasonable goal. Check back often as you build your savings: All data is conveniently retained across sessions, so you don’t have to re-enter it each time.

An investor should consider the Program’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. The program disclosure statement at, which contains more information, should be read carefully before investing. If an investor or an investor’s beneficiary is not a Colorado taxpayer, they should consider before investing whether their home states offer 529 Plans that provide state tax and other benefits only available to state taxpayers investing in such plans.
Investments in the Scholars Choice College Savings Program are not insured by the FDIC or any other government agency and are not deposits or other obligations of any depository institution. Investments are not guaranteed by the State of Colorado; CollegeInvest, Legg Mason Global Asset Allocation, LLC; Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC; or Legg Mason, Inc. or its affiliates, and are subject to investment risks, including loss of principal amount invested.
Scholars Choice is a registered service mark of CollegeInvest. CollegeInvest and the CollegeInvest logo are registered trademarks. Administered and issued by CollegeInvest, State of Colorado. Legg Mason Global Asset Allocation, LLC, Investment Manager. Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC is the primary distributor of interest in the Program; together, they serve as Manager of the Program. Legg Mason Global Asset Allocation, LLC; ClearBridge Advisors, LLC; Batterymarch Financial Management, Inc.; Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC; Royce & Associates, LLC; Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Limited; and Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC are Legg Mason, Inc. affiliates. Thornburg Investment Management, Inc. is not affiliated with Legg Mason Inc. and its affiliates.

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