Saving for college doesn't have to be a hardship. The NC 529® Plan offers multiple ways you can contribute to your account. Choose the ones that work best for you. 

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Keep more of your money for your students’ future

With no fee or sales charges when you open an NC 529 Account and low investment fees and expenses plus tax-free earnings, you can put more away to save for college.

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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. Other family and friends can contribute too.

With the NC 529 Plan every dollar goes into low-cost, top-quality investments. There are many options to fit any investment strategy. (more…)

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