The Modern
College Fund

Saving is hard. CollegeBacker makes it easy with tax-free investing, gifts from family and friends, and cashback rewards.

  • Simple

    Start a college fund for your child – or enhance your existing one – in under 5 minutes.

  • Smart

    Robo-advice to help you maximize your college savings with tax-free investing.

  • Social

    Invite family and friends to support your child with gifts and cashback rewards.

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A modern college fund

In just a few minutes, use our tailored robo-advice to get on track with your college savings, whether you start with an FDIC-insured Backer Safe, open a 529 plan, or connect your existing one.

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Then manage your account with our mobile app and supercharge your savings with Backer Gifts and Backer Bucks.

Seamless gifting

CollegeBacker is all about the community you build to support your child.

Our families save an average of 40% more with gifts

Easily customize a beautiful gifting page and share it with family and friends.

Our families save an average of 40% more with gifts

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Cashback rewards

Boost your savings with cashback from everyday purchases. These rewards are deposited directly into your child’s college fund.

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Your child’s Backers can contribute their Backer Bucks to help you save even more.

How much more will you save?

Calculate Your Savings

We’re on a mission to expand access

One low fee for the family

We believe in universal access to college savings, so we let you choose your own fee.

Most families choose $5/month, but pricing starts at $1/month and all of your children are covered.

Your first month is free, so you have time to make sure CollegeBacker is right for your family.

Real-world impact

We’re taking on the student debt crisis and have already helped families avoid $30 million in loans.

When you use CollegeBacker, you’ll support our mission to make college a reality for more kids.

We use 1% of your fee to reach low-income families because every child deserves a college fund.

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CollegeBacker aims to assist parents in choosing the right plan. No sit-down with a banker required; once you do figure out which plan is right for you, you can both open your account and manage it online.


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