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College Savings Calculator

How Much Should You Be Saving
for College Tuition?

If you’re saving for college — for yourself or your child(ren) — make sure you’re on track using this PNC My Finance Academy College Savings Calculator. Saving for college can be exciting and rewarding when you have the confidence of knowing you’ll have the funds you need when the time comes.

To find out, just fill in the required information and our college fund calculator will tell you how much you need to save for college each month and in total. These figures will take into account college costs (both current and projected), how much you’ve already saved, how much your saved funds are earning and how much time you have until college starts.

Visit PNC’s College Savings Calculator regularly to see your progress toward your ultimate savings goal, find out whether your monthly savings goal has changed and stay motivated to make your education dreams come true!

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Important Legal Disclosures & Information

PNC is pleased to present Tools which were created by Leadfusion, which is solely responsible for the operation of the Tools. The accuracy of this Tool is not guaranteed by any party and is intended for educational purposes only. The Tools and any information displayed does not constitute the advice of, or reflect actual products, services, rates and/or terms available from PNC Bank or its affiliates and nothing contained in the Tool shall constitute an offer or solicitation of a product or service by PNC Bank or its affiliates. PNC and Leadfusion are not providing tax or legal advice by the presentation of the Tool. Use of the calculator signifies agreement to the Terms of Use.

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