Let me make the case that you shouldn't save one penny for your kid's college tuition. Don't even open a 529 college savings account. Unless you've got $10,000 or some eye-popping figure to toss into that bucket every year (if you do, you can probably also do what I'm about to say), Don't. Even. Bother.
A new study by the National Center For Policy Analysis looks at how spending among baby boomers has changed in the last 20 years, in an effort to understand why they aren't saving more for retirement. What category saw the biggest change in spending?