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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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Watch a one-minute video on the benefits of using the NC 529 Plan to save for college.


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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Halloween Costume Contest : Win $100!



Enter The #NC529Halloween Costume Contest for a chance to win big for you and your future graduate!

Share a picture of your child in his or her Halloween Costume on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, and use the hashtag #NC529Halloween for a chance to win $100 deposited directly into your NC 529 account! For more information, see Official Rules.

If your Facebook profile is private,

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Pomp, Circumstances, and Savings

The graduates cross the stage and the diplomas are awarded. Adoring parents look on proudly as excellence in academics and the arts are announced. The graduates are bursting with excitement, but still a little fearful about what comes next. The parents are full of confidence. They know that great futures are ahead for their children.


But first, there’s a juice box and a snack.



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Embrace Vacation Season with a Clear Mind

Warmer weather is here and that means it’s time for summer vacations! Take a step back from everyday life and shake things up; even a short period of time where you can break out of your routine can really refresh and rejuvenate your mind. However, the perfect vacation is going to take some preparation – including plenty of planning and saving. Big goals take hard work – just like saving for college. Saving money for a major event,

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Employers Can Help Families Save for College

College Foundation of North Carolina Partners with Award-Winning TV Chef to Help Families Save for College


With rising tuition costs, North Carolina families are seeking convenient and affordable options to pay for college. College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), a free college assistance service of the State of North Carolina, is committed to raising awareness about college savings plans in the workplace that can help secure a student’s future.

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