North Carolina 529 College Savings Plans

The National College Savings Program has simplified its 529 investment menu in recent years and now offers age-based and static portfolios using Vanguard funds, a fixed-income option managed by the state treasurer, and a federally-insured deposit account with the State Employees’ Credit Union.

Read more on North Carolina’s 529 college savings plan by selecting the link below.

North Carolina 529 Tax Benefit
  • Tax deduction for single filersNone
  • Tax deduction for joint filersNone

Consumer Plans

National College Savings Program

North Carolina's National College Savings program features Vanguard funds in its age-based and static options, and a federally-insured deposit option through the State Employees Credit Union.

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  • Non-Resident Rating

ABLE plans

The NC ABLE Program

NC ABLE is offered through the National ABLE Alliance. NC ABLE was established within the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer to enable qualified individuals to save and invest, without losing means-tested benefits and supports. Funds in an NC ABLE account that are used for qualified disability expenses are tax-advantaged and are not considered income for means-tested benefits such Medicaid and Social Security Income....

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