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Don’t Be Scared. Be Prepared.

This Halloween, there’s no reason to get spooked by the prospect of paying for college. Instead, get prepared. We tell our kids all the time how important it is to prepare. Prepare for that big test. Prepare for that big game. Practice, practice, practice. For the things that are important to us, we prepare. For major investments, we save. We save for our first home. We save for our retirement. And we save for college.

Halloween Costume Contest : Win $100!

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST RULES

#NC529HALLOWEEN

Enter The #NC529Halloween Costume Contest for a chance to win big for you and your future graduate!

Share a picture of your child in his or her Halloween Costume on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, and use the hashtag #NC529Halloween for a chance to win $100 deposited directly into your NC 529 account! For more information, see Official Rules.

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.

 

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