A Great Mind is a Tough Thing to Finance

Lauren Young

If you want a peek into the financial life of a financial writer (read: me), check out . Shameless self-promotion? Well, I do provide a service to readers. For the story, I tested Vanguard Group’s revamped financial planning service. While my own Vanguard financial plan focused on retirement, our planner also spent some time dealing with our college savings, or lack thereof. By Vanguard’s estimate, we’ll need to sock away more than $5,000 per year to put our toddler Leo through Yale in 2022.

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