You'd think that when it comes to paying for college, once would be enough for anyone. But apparently today's grandparents are pitching in. Again.
Some 53 percent of grandparents, who presumably put their own kids through school, are helping or plan to help pay their grandchildren's college costs, according to new research from Fidelity Investments. And we're not talking a 50 dollar bill in a birthday card: The median amount grandparents anticipate chipping in for all their grandchildren is $25,000, according to the research.