Tag Archives: Saving for College

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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Add Saving for College to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Saving for College

New Year’s Resolutions are all about improving your life and making plans for a better future. Of course, we all want to be grateful, healthy, and good to those around us. The beginning of a New Year is also a great time to consider financial and future goals.  If you, a child, or grandchild have college in the future, how about making saving for college one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2017?

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4 Ways to Give the Gift of College Savings (U.S. News & World Report)

US News & World Report article | Saving for College

The US News and World Report recently featured a Durham, NC grandfather who is helping his family save for college. Instead of giving physical gifts during the holiday season, he is contributing money to his grandson’s college savings plan each year. And, he’s not alone. According to the article, 84% of parents would prefer that their children receive money for college in place of physical gifts during the holidays.

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