Quicken and VeriPlan: College and Other Education Costs Comparison

In this series of short articles, The Skilled Investor compares the functionality of the Quicken and VeriPlan financial lifecycle planners. At the bottom of this article you will find links to the previous topic and the next topic. A link is also provided that returns you to the main topic listing of this comparison.*

VeriPlan Education Finance Planner

The VeriPlan Expense and Savings Tool can be used as an educational planning tool for childrens' private school and college expenses and to analyze tradeoffs associated with career education. This tool explains how to use VeriPlan both as a Children's Education Expenditure Planning Tool and as a Mid-Career Education Planning Tool to model tradeoffs associated with returning to school for career advancement.  (See:  VeriPlan helps you to plan for your children's college education and other educational expenses  and  VeriPlan helps you to evaluate the financial tradeoffs associated with mid-career education expenses)

Quicken Retirement Planner

The Quicken Retirement Planner provides a college planning calculator. This college expense planner that can also be used to plan for your children's private preparatory school expenses, although you must call these expenses college expenses. The Quicken Retirement Planner does not provide a mid-career education planner.

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* Lawrence Russell and Company is the publisher of The Skilled Investor and the developer of VeriPlan. The Skilled Investor has made an attempt to characterize factually the functionality of both the Quicken Retirement Planner and VeriPlan.

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