The key to affording a college education is to begin planning early. One of your first financial planning strategies is to determine the cost of obtaining a post-secondary education.
Make a list of all college expenses.
Samples of expenses for one academic year:
Books and Supplies
Rent - Living Off Campus
Food & Household Supplies
Pocket Money (entertainment, misc)
Visit the Ontario Ministry of Education web site (www.edu.gov.on.ca) for additional information on planning and financing your education.