Higher tab for higher learning

January 2009
Accounting Today;1/5/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p1
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The article focuses on the effects of the 2008 financial crisis on savings for a college education as of January 2009. The College Board survey reports that an average four-year course at a private college costs around $37,390 while public institutions cost about $18,325 to $29,193. Aside from the general concerns brought about by the crash of the stock market and lowering real estate prices, people saving for a college education are feeling the pressure.


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