It is important to think about your kid’s college expense as early as possible. With tuition rates going up each year, companies looking for applicants with advanced degrees , and advancements in technology, it is crucial to plan ahead. I did not have the luxury of having a plan in place growing up and when it was time to go to college, the first thing that goes through your head is “how am I going to pay for this?”. Taking the small step of recognizing that you want your kids to have a bright future and land a great paying job can relieve some of the stress that lies ahead if you do not plan for their college expenses. There are many ways to get estimates on what the costs would be so that you can know how much you will need to save and once you know the amount then its as simple as breaking that number into manageable saving amounts to reach your goal.