Tag Archives: CFNC

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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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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My Carolina Talk (WNCN-RAL CBS)

Sarita Broadway, College Foundation of North Carolina Regional Representative, shares some survey results on parents’ savings habits. She also spoke on advice and opportunities for paying for college.

Featured on WNCN-RAL (CBS) Raleigh, NC – “My Carolina Talk” – 5/12/2016

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Few American Parents are Saving for College (WGHP – Winston Salem)

Fewer American parents with children under age 18 are saving for college this year — down more than 50% from the previous year. Takeila Hall, a College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) Regional Rep, talks about financial benefits and options with the NC 529 Plan. She also explained the advantages of an NC 529 account over a regular savings account.

Recorded on WGHP in Winston Salem, North Carolina – 12/9/2015

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