Save for education, save on taxes!

A 529 Account is a tax-advantaged way to save and invest for education. 529 funds can be used for two- and four-year colleges, K-12 tuition, certain student loan payments, and more.

Celebrate College Savings Month with NC 529! Enter to win $1,000 in your NC 529 Account and check out some great information sessions!

Celebrate College Savings Month with NC 529! Enter to win $1,000 in your NC 529 Account and check out some great information sessions!

Register for College Savings Month Virtual EventsSept 16 - What's Your College Savings Strategy

Sept 22 - 5 Reasons to Start an NC 529 Savings Plan

Sept 30 - Jump Start Your College and K-12 Savings With an NC 529 Savings Plan

Why Use an NC 529 Account?

Did you know that you can use your NC 529 Savings Plan funds for more than just college expenses? Learn about the many uses of your NC 529 Savings Plan.

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Save More, Pay Less

There are no enrollment fees or sales charges to open an NC 529 Account which means you can put more of your earnings toward your education savings.

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Get Started in Minutes

Setting up an NC 529 Account is easy and you can save monthly or contribute when you are able – whatever works for you.

NC 529 Enrollment
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Invest Your Way

Be as conservative or as aggressive as you like in the Investment Options you choose.

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Stay Up to Speed

Get the latest news, information, and tips about saving for college at our NC 529 blog.

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