Go Ask Mom, a resource for Triangle moms on the WRAL-TV website, featured the Kickoff to Kindergarten at Marbles Kids Museum in its rundown of weekend events for families. Kickoff to Kindergarten was sponsored by the NC 529 Savings Plan, and was designed to help kids become acclimated to the sights, sounds and activities of kindergarten before their first day. The event was free for rising kindergartners and their families.
Takeila Hall, College Foundation of North Carolina Regional Representative, spoke with WGHP on how to avoid taking on student loan debt by saving for college using an NC 529 Plan. She emphasized that it is never to early, nor too late, to start saving and help relieve some of the burden of college tuition.
Recorded on WGHP (FOX) – Greensboro, NC – 7/8/2016
WRAZ Fox 50 covers NC 529’s 5/29 Savings Play Day at Marbles Kids Museum.
5/29 is College Savings Day, so it was a wonderful opportunity for North Carolina families to learn more about saving for college. The NC 529 team hosted talks throughout the day during which people could learn more about the NC 529 Savings Plan. See the full video or learn more about the NC 529 Savings Plan.
On May 29, 2016, North Carolina 529 Plan administrators teamed with Marbles Kids Museum to host a “Savings Play Day.” This was an opportunity for Moms and Dads to learn about saving for their kids’ college years while playing with the fascinating tools and toys in this great museum.
Recorded on WRAZ-RAL (FOX) – Raleigh, NC – 7AM News on Fox50 – 5/30/2016
NC 529 Savings Plan administrators teamed up with Marbles Kids Museum to hold a celebration for “5/29 Savings Play Day.” It was an opportunity for parents to learn about ways to save for their children’s college while their children played with the tools and toys in the museum.
Recorded WRAL-RAL (NBC) – Raleigh, NC – News at 11PM – 05/29/2016
May is College Education Month, and 5/29 Day is a day to promote saving for college through a state-sponsored 5/29 plan. Almost every state offers it’s own college savings plan, although each has it’s own set of features.
Coverage by TWC News 14 “Money Matters” – Raleigh, NC – 5/29/2016.