Dashing Across the Finish Line

Dash To the Finish Line

It’s never too early to start saving for college, which is why these parents attended the Diapers to Dorms Dash on December 30, 2017. The race gave five crawling babies the chance to compete for $529  in NC 529 Plan college savings. It was held during halftime of the UNC / Wake Forest men’s basketball game as fans cheered on the little ones. It was eleven-month-old Maverick Steele of Chapel Hill who took home the grand prize,

Babies on the Move During the Diapers to Dorms Dash

Thanks to Spectrum News for sharing video of the first NC 529 Plan’s Diapers to Dorms Dash via their Facebook page. The race was held on December 30 during halftime of the UNC / Wake Forest men’s basketball game in Chapel Hill. The babies were racing for a $529 contribution to their NC 529 Account.

Give a Gift that Keeps on Giving

Holiday Giving

Not sure what to give as a gift this holiday season? Make a contribution to a college savings account. Friends and family can contribute as little as $25 to a student’s NC 529 Account. The contribution is a meaningful gift that keeps on giving.

“It’s a gift that will always be there,” Hall said. “When individuals give out toys or trinkets, that’s something that won’t be with them for a lifetime. But a college education is something that they can have that will never fade away.”

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529 Plans Add Online Gifting Tool

June is the biggest month for birthdays. If you’re struggling to come up with a unique gift for a special young person in your life, consider giving the gift of a college education by donating to the child’s 529 Account.

May 29 means it’s time to plan kids’ college savings

citizen times article

College Savings Day will be held on May 29. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about how to save for college. Bray Creech has highlighted four key points that pertain to 529 Plans for this article in Citizen-Times.

The points include:

  • Find the right mix between risk and reward.
  • It’s not an all-or-nothing proposition.
  • Understand the plan’s flexibility.
  • You don’t necessarily need to go it alone.