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Leading college savings account types perceived by parents in the U.S. 2014

This statistic presents the leading college savings account types according to parents in the United States as of January 2014. The regular savings accounts proved to be the best college saving option for 44 percent of the respondents in 2014.

What types of accounts do you think are best to use for college savings?

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Release date

March 2014


United States

Survey time period

January 29 to January 31, 2014

Number of respondents

995 respondents

Special properties

parents planning to send children to college

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*UBO-67 and CS213 are fictitious accounts included to determine general knowledge of college savings options. A total of one percent of the respondents chose both of those accounts.
Multiple answers were possible.

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