Assets in the NC 529® Plan reached a major milestone Friday, April 21, 2017, surpassing $2 billion.
North Carolina’s National College Savings Program, known as the NC 529 Plan, originally launched with a single investment option and transitioned $9.5 million in assets and 2,185 accounts to a multiple option format in 2001. The current NC 529 Plan, with 13 different investment options, now has a fund balance of just over $2 billion and 135,524 active accounts,
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,
We’re going to celebrate College Savings Day (May 29) by giving away $1,529! Anyone with an existing NC 529 Account or who opens one is eligible to enter. Don’t miss out on a chance to add $1,529 to your college savings in the NC 529 Plan.
Just enter one time April 3 – midnight May 21, 2017, and the NC 529 Plan will automatically multiply your Drawing entry by the number (not the amount) of completed (received and processed) contributions you have made or will make between January 1,
When it comes to saving your money, it’s important that you understand how a college savings vehicle works. We know that investing in a savings account for college can be a little confusing, especially if you are not familiar with financial jargon about your investment.
That’s why the NC 529® Plan is working to make it as easy as possible for our NC 529 Account holders to understand what they are reading.
As parents, we always want the best for our children. But in the busy eighteen years from birth through high school graduation, sometimes preparation for a child’s future higher education gets put on the back burner. Start saving for college to make the college and career years easier for you and your child. Here are some tips to help you on the way.