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.
College Foundation of North Carolina Partners with Award-Winning TV Chef to Help Families Save for College
With rising tuition costs, North Carolina families are seeking convenient and affordable options to pay for college. College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), a free college assistance service of the State of North Carolina, is committed to raising awareness about college savings plans in the workplace that can help secure a student’s future.
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,
From baby’s first gurgle or giggle, parents begin to dream of their child’s future and try to figure out how to handle the associated costs of parenthood. Some parents immediately dive into saving for their child’s education.