search.noResults

search.searching

dataCollection.invalidEmail
note.createNoteMessage

search.noResults

search.searching

orderForm.title

orderForm.productCode
orderForm.description
orderForm.quantity
orderForm.itemPrice
orderForm.price
orderForm.totalPrice
orderForm.deliveryDetails.billingAddress
orderForm.deliveryDetails.deliveryAddress
orderForm.noItems
■ Business Trends: HIGHER EDUCATION


Coping with costs Changes are proposed for state’s prepaid college savings plan


David and Macy Allen are saving for the college educations of their daughter and son.


by Gary Robertson W


ell before their oldest child could walk or talk, David and Macy


Allen began planning for her col- lege education. The couple, Henrico County


residents who work in informa- tion technology, began saving when their daughter, now 10, was


Photo by Matthew R. O. Brown


6 months old. They met with a financial adviser to choose a col- lege-savings plan. Today, they are saving for her 6-year-old brother’s education as well. Despite the early start, the cost


of college seems insurmountable. “The way people are trying to


figure out how much money they’ll


need for their kids is to figure out the current cost of college and how much it’s been growing and project that out. But the cost has been growing so fast that if you project that out, you’re not going to be able to pay for your kids’ college,” says David Allen. The Allens are among millions


www.VirginiaBusiness.com VIRGINIA BUSINESS 65


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68  |  Page 69  |  Page 70  |  Page 71  |  Page 72  |  Page 73  |  Page 74  |  Page 75  |  Page 76  |  Page 77  |  Page 78  |  Page 79  |  Page 80  |  Page 81  |  Page 82  |  Page 83  |  Page 84  |  Page 85  |  Page 86  |  Page 87  |  Page 88