I am a Planner.
I am also a Saver.
I get both of these characteristics from my Parents (and it doesn’t hurt that my Dad is a CFO).
Thanks to them, I’ve always had a piggy bank (yes, I still have one for loose change) and I’ve almost always understood the importance of saving (except for those stubborn teenage years when I thought nail polish was a wise investment).
Also thanks to them, I was fortunate enough to have the ability to attend college and walk away from that experience debt-free (THANK YOU, Momma & Daddio!).
And since I’m a planner and a saver and I want Abby (and her siblings) to walk away from College debt free like I did, I am looking into College Savings Accounts. My goal is to have one set up within the month.
After doing quite a bit of research today, I feel like I’m more confused than anything else.
If you have any thoughts, advice or suggestions for me, I’d love to hear ’em! If you’ve been really happy (or disappointed) with a Savings Plan, I’m all ears! And if I get the kind of feedback I got on my Registry questions, I will be a very happy Mommy-to-Be!
Oh…and and because I want Abby to become a planner and saver too, I might just have to find her a Piggy Bank like this one…who wouldn’t want to save with something this adorable!?!