Everyone knows that an NC 529 Account is one of the best ways to save for an education. An NC 529 Plan is easy, effective, and anyone can contribute to it. Parents, family, and friends can all do their part to pitch in for education. The best part is that earnings are free from state and federal taxes, as are the earnings you make on those contributions. As people consider saving for college,
How to Set Actionable Steps to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution
It’s a new year and a fresh start. Like many people, you’re probably lining up your goals for 2019 – one of which might be to save more money. In recent years, the most popular New Year’s resolutions have been to eat healthier, improve your life and make better financial decisions. According to Huffington Post,
Anyone who has ever had a full-time job knows that job satisfaction is correlated to more than just the work you do on a daily basis or a paycheck. It’s usually a mixture of the daily grind, the people with whom you work, and the benefits your employer offers. One benefit which is offered to make you feel even more satisfied is the hassle-free way of saving for college, whether it’s for you or a loved one.
If there are children in your life — sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and even godchildren — you know the joy it brings to watch them grow older. They may not even be your own children, but you are so proud of their growth and accomplishments in life — from watching them play with friends to witnessing their preschool graduation. Even at a young age, you can picture the wonderful young men and women they will become.
College Foundation of North Carolina Partners with Award-Winning TV Chef to Help Families Save for College
With rising tuition costs, North Carolina families are seeking convenient and affordable options to pay for college. College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), a free college assistance service of the State of North Carolina, is committed to raising awareness about college savings plans in the workplace that can help secure a student’s future. In April, Vivian Howard, an award-winning chef featured in the PBS Food show “A Chef’s Life,” proved her culinary prowess and gracious hospitality at an exclusive event in Wilmington in support of the NC 529® College Savings Plan.
Many families feel up to their ears in expenses, and stretching their paychecks to save for things such as retirement and college may seem less important than day-to-day needs. So, with a limited amount of discretionary income, how do you decide?