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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The NC 529® Plan college savings program gives you a simple, tax-advantaged way to put money away now for your child's future.

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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…)

What Does Your Little One’s Future Hold?

How do you picture your little one’s future? Bustling around a hospital saving lives? Reporting on the nightly news? Being a professional athlete? Children up to age 10 can explore these careers and more at the Future Me Kids Career Fair at Marbles Kids Museum, 201 East Hargett St., Raleigh, from 1 – 4 PM on Saturday, February 25. Stop in to enjoy watching your little one explore the possibilities!

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NC 529 Lucky 3 Drawing Winners

The NC 529 Lucky 3 Drawing was most recently held in the Fall 2016. Those who contributed to their NC 529 Account during the drawing were entered for a chance to have an additional $529 added to their Account. We’re pleased to have had so many entries, as this means many people took another step in saving for college.

Special congratulations to our three winners:
Mark Pearn, Kernersville,

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Add Saving for College to Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions are all about improving your life and making plans for a better future. Of course, we all want to be grateful, healthy, and good to those around us. The beginning of a New Year is also a great time to consider financial and future goals.  If you, a child, or grandchild have college in the future, how about making saving for college one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2017?

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Dos and Don’ts When Saving for College

As parents, we always want the best for our children.  But in the busy eighteen years from birth through high school graduation, sometimes preparation for a child’s future higher education gets put on the back burner.  Start saving for college to make the college and career years easier for you and your child.  Here are some tips to help you on the way.

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