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WECT News and NC 529 Give Tips on Teaching Children to Save

WECT

Friday, April 28, is Teach Your Child to Save Day, and WECT News elected to share tips on kids saving from the NC 529 National College Savings Program.

It is key to save money for the future, even though it may seem far off. Kids begin learning their financial habits early, so it is important to ensure they learn the right lessons.

There are several ways to teach your child how important it is to save money for big financial goals,

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Give Your Kids a Valuable Lesson on “Teach Your Child to Save Day”

Saving for College

The NC 529 ® Plan Encourages Parents to Talk to Their Kids about Saving Money on April 28

April, 2017 (Raleigh, NC) – April 28 is National Teach Your Child to Save Day and the NC 529® Plan is encouraging parents to turn their tax refunds into a teaching tool.

According to a study out of the University of Cambridge,

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Fourth Annual Marbles Future Me Kids Career Fair This Saturday

Future Me Fair

The North Carolina National College Savings Program (NC 529 Plan) joined Marble’s Kids Museum in Raleigh, NC, for their Fourth Annual Kids Car Fair. During the fair, children are introduced to a variety of career fields, from news casters to dentists. More than 30 local professionals participated in the event and children had a wonderful time exploring various paths that they may pursue one day.

Read complete release.

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News & Record Achievements

Congratulations to Mark Pearn of Kernersville. As posted in the News & Record, Mark won an extra $529 to add to the NC 529 College Savings Account he owns for his son. He did so by entering the Lucky 3 Drawing that was held by the North Carolina’s National College Savings Plan during the later part of 2016.

To stay abreast of future drawings, be sure to follow the NC 529 Savings Plan on Facebook.

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