Some sort of education beyond high school is becoming more and more important in today's professional world, and the Illinois State Treasurer's Office is working to make sure saving for that education is as easy as possible. The office offers several college savings plans, and has recently been able to reduce the fees associated with using these plans to save.
Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs appeared as a guest on the Newstalk WTIM Morning Show and says back to school time is a good time for parents to start thinking about their children's education post high school.
Frerich's office recently re-negotiated it's contracts associated with their savings plans, cutting fees that parents need to pay to save for their children's future.
To learn more about the Illinois Treasurer's Office's college savings plans, visit them online at IllinoisTreasurer.gov.