college savings day

Congratulations to the $1,529 on 5/29 Drawing Winner

College Savings Day

At the close of this spring’s drawing to celebrate College Savings Day, the NC 529 Plan had 135,920 active Accounts and, of those, 4,343 Account owners entered the drawing. The entry pulled at random for the $1,529 prize belonged to Leigh Ann Johnson, who soon will have this extra amount added to her NC 529 Account.

Johnson opened her Account, with her daughter as beneficiary, in March 2014 and now mother,

5/29 Savings Play Day (WRAZ)

WRAZ Fox 50 covers NC 529’s 5/29 Savings Play Day at Marbles Kids Museum.

5/29 is College Savings Day, so it was a wonderful opportunity for North Carolina families to learn more about saving for college. The NC 529 team hosted talks throughout the day during which people could learn more about the NC 529 Savings Plan. See the full video or learn more about the NC 529 Savings Plan.