CHICAGO (WLS) -- There's now a break for parents working to save money to send their children to college.
The state treasurer has reached a deal that eliminates some fees for the popular Illinois Bright Directions College Savings Plan.
A $10 set-up fee and $3 quarterly maintenance fee are now gone, and management fees have been slashed by 43 percent.
This will affect more than 104,000 accounts starting November 15.
Some fees eliminated from popular Illinois college savings plan