BabySteps is committed to providing families with financial education to help them prepare for college costs, from birth through college and beyond, regardless of their participation in the $50 seed deposit program. This includes an email curriculum, a college savings calculator, and a comprehensive financial education website.

Email Curriculum

After a family opens a U.Fund account, they will receive emails every 2-4 weeks with information, news, and tips on each step of the college planning process.

Financial Education Center

Our Financial Education Center provides first-class courses to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to make the best financial decisions for your family. Explore the site to find out all it has to offer.

College Savings Calculator

BabySteps strives to help you and your family understand the positive impact of saving for college or vocational training from birth onward. Use our savings calculator below to determine how much you can save in total for your child’s education, based on your regular monthly contribution. The earlier you start, the more money you’ll have when it comes time to pay for your child’s future education.

Savings Calculator

 

If you start saving when your child is (select child’s age or grade in school on the line below)

 

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Child’s Age or Grade in School

With a monthly savings of (select monthly savings amount on the line below)

 

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Dollars Saved Per Month

Your child’s college savings at age 18 could be1

$13,000

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Your total contribution

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Interest earned

 

If you haven’t yet opened your U.Fund 529 account to start saving for college, you can do so easily right online. And if you already have an account, log in to to set up automatic monthly deposits or to increase your regular savings contribution.

 

Want to talk to someone about saving for college?
Contact us at (800) 449-6332 or info@babystepssavingsplan.org