College Planning

The rising cost of higher education makes saving early and efficiently even more important. The average published college costs, including tuition and fees as well as room and board, for the 2017-2018 school year were*:

  • Four-Year In-State School:            $20,770
  • Four-Year Out-of-State School:     $36,420
  • Four-Year Private School:              $46,950

Our College Savings Solutions and Strategies: 

  • Coverdell Education Savings Accounts: Can help pay for a child’s qualified elementary, secondary and higher education expenses. Annual contributions may not exceed $2,000, but these accounts can consist of bank deposit products or other investment products.
  • 529 Savings Plans: Provide a tax-advantaged way to save for qualified higher education expenses. Unlike other assets, these plans are generally sponsored by individual states.

Our Financial Advisors are available to meet with you at any People’s United Bank location. Call today at (800) 392-3009 to schedule an appointment or click here to find a Financial Advisor near you.

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Investment and Insurance Products:

  • Not Insured by FDIC or any Federal Government Agency
  • Not a Deposit of or Guaranteed by a Bank or any Bank Affiliate
  • May Lose Value

Investment and insurance products are offered through People’s Securities, Inc., a Broker/Dealer, member of FINRA and SIPC, an insurance agency and a registered investment advisor. People’s Securities, Inc. is a subsidiary of People’s United Bank, N.A. Investment products may involve risk, including possible loss of principal.

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