Three Things You Can Do to Help Your Residents Save for College

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Commentary by Dr. Nalo Johnson, article by the National League of Citites

Education is often cited as one of the social determinants of health.  Access to quality education is important across communities because statistics show that those with high school degrees earn more than those without, and people with higher degrees or professional trade certifications have even stronger earning capacity.  With the rising costs of higher education as well as the significant burden incurred by student loan debt, many individuals and their families struggle to pursue an opportunity to further their knowledge and earning capacity.  Communities are embracing some innovative strategies to help residents save to advance their own or their children’s education.  Learn more in this blogpost from the National League of Cities on “Three Things You Can Do to Help Your Residents Save for College.”