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Say Goodbye to Stress By Taking A Small Step

Are you constantly thinking about your to-do list? Do worries linger in the back of your mind all day, and sometimes even visit you as you lie awake at night? It’s easy to feel stressed about all the little things in your daily life that aren’t getting done. Stress, whether small or big, can have negative effects on the mind and body, and that’s why it’s so important to take care of those little things in your life.

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Babies Crawl Toward Touchdowns and College Savings in NC 529’s Diapers to Dorms Dash 

Crawlers Compete at NC Central and A&T Football Game for a Chance to Win $529 in College Savings

Babies will be crawling towards a touchdown between the first and second quarters of the NC Central and A&T football game in Durham on Saturday, Nov. 17. These quickly-crawling babies will compete to win $529 contributed to an account in the NC 529 Plan, also known as the North Carolina’s National College Savings Program.

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Don’t Be Scared. Be Prepared.

This Halloween, there’s no reason to get spooked by the prospect of paying for college. Instead, get prepared. We tell our kids all the time how important it is to prepare. Prepare for that big test. Prepare for that big game. Practice, practice, practice. For the things that are important to us, we prepare. For major investments, we save. We save for our first home. We save for our retirement. And we save for college.

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Halloween Costume Contest : Win $100!

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST RULES

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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.

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Pomp, Circumstances, and Savings

NC 527 Plan

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.

 

Yes,

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