How to plan for your child's college costs

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    By AJ Smith/

    Raising children is expensive, especially if you plan (or hope!) to pay for their college education. We all know the best way to put yourself in a position to help your child with higher education costs is to save early and often, but it is also important to know how to save for your child's college.

    Check out these tips to help you plan an easy transition and payment system for your children's education costs.