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Saving for college now pays off later

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September marks not only a new school year, but also National College Savings Month — a perfect time for families to open a college savings account or bolster one that has already begun.

A recent national study from renowned educational finance service company Sallie Mae revealed that, despite the cost of college, fewer families are appropriately saving. In the past two years, the percentage of families saving for college has dropped from 60 percent to 50 percent.

A local bank offered to share several successful savings tips — some of which include the following:

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