Your Baby Could
Win $529 in College Savings

Enter your crawling baby in
NC 529's Diapers to Dorm Dash
to be held on Jan 27th in Chapel Hill.

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Kick start your
2018 savings goals.

Begin (or increase) your college savings
with as little as $25.

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North Carolina's National College Savings Program

The Sky's the Limit

Learn how Olivia's parents are preparing for her future success with the NC 529 Plan.

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It’s never too early—or too late—to save for your student’s college education

The NC 529® Plan gives you a tax-advantaged, straightforward way to start putting money aside for your child’s college future right now. With easy online or paper enrollment, you can start saving with as little as $25. Make future contributions regularly or periodically—your choice. Friends and family can even contribute too!

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The Diapers to Dorms Dash is a fun way to raise awareness about the importance of saving for higher education early on in a child’s life. The race winner receives $529 in NC 529 Plan college savings. Want to take part in the January 27th race? Learn more or enter your crawler today.
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Diapers to Dorms Dash: Is Your Crawler Ready to Race?

From reading bedtime stories and stacking blocks to opening a college savings account, like an NC 529 Account, parents begin preparing their children for higher education almost as soon as they are born. That’s why the Diapers to Dorms Dash that was held on December 30, 2017, was such a wonderful fit for the NC 529 Plan.

What is the Diapers to Dorms Dash?

The event offered five crawling children the chance to race against one another during halftime of the UNC men’s basketball game.

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#FirstDayofSchool Giveaway

We had so much fun at the Marbles Kids Museum Kick Off to Kindergarten over the weekend that we want to continue celebrating the back-to-school excitement! We’re giving away Marbles’ admission tickets and tickets to the IMAX Theatre at Marbles to celebrate the first day of school.

Prize: Package of four Marbles Kids Museum admission tickets and Marbles’ IMAX tickets.

Dates: August 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM until September 15,

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Money Management Tip: Keep Saving for College!


From baby’s first teetering steps until your child strides across the high school graduation stage, you’re focused on the future. You read stories and do homework to support their education. You attend games, performances, and festivals so that they develop as well-rounded people. You foster good behavior and encourage community spirit so that they join society as responsible adults. Each move you make, including opening a college savings account,

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Kicking Off to Kindergarten

Future kindergartners and their parents had a blast at the first of two annual Kickoff to Kindergarten events that are sponsored by the North Carolina College Savings Program (NC 529 Plan). The first event was held June 22 at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh; the second is to be held on August 19 from 9 AM – 5PM. The free event helped future students learn the ins and outs of navigating their first year of grade school.

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