Saving for a college education for your children is more important than ever, but on a limited budget, putting away money every month can be difficult. But the reality is that whatever amount you can save for a college education can help. Money you put away is an investment in your child’s future and opening an account in the NC 529® Plan will get you started.
Congratulations on opening an NC 529 account to prepare for the future! You’re joining more than 130,000 other families already saving in the NC 529 Plan for a loved one’s college expenses.
Any amount you contribute can help, but the key is to making contributions regularly if you can. Here’s an example. Say you start an NC 529 account in January with an initial deposit of $100. If you continue contributing $100 every month for four years,
As you dream of your child’s future, your vision probably includes college. If so, then the sooner you start planning, the easier it will be to have money on hand when it’s time to help with college expenses.