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This Holiday Season, #UnwrapCollege

12/10/2015

BOSTON – The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend $630 billion on holiday gifts this year1. Yet Fidelity Investments' Holiday Gifting Snapshot finds that more than half of parents (57%) say that by July, their children will lose interest in gifts received during the holidays. With the cost of college on the rise, and parents on track to save just 27% of their college funding goals2, maybe it's time to consider adding contributions to a child's college savings account to your holiday gift list.

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