Prime-style local government investment pool 

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Your Newest Investment Option

Built for Your Daily Liquidity Needs

North Carolina CLASS is a stable $1.00 NAV local government investment pool offering daily liquidity that is best suited for your every-day funds. North Carolina CLASS strives to earn a competitive rate of return while maintaining liquidity and preserving capital. With North Carolina CLASS, you’ll enjoy these features: 

Unlimited Transactions, No Fees

No limit on transactions and
no transaction fees*

Future Dated Transactions 

Enter future-dated transactions to ensure timely release of funds

Participant-to-Participant Transfers 

Initiate transfers to other taxing entities with
a North Carolina CLASS account

Convenient Online Access 

Securely access your account from
anywhere, 24/7

Unlimited Subaccounts 

Establish as many dedicated subaccounts
as you need

Use North Carolina CLASS During Tax Time 

Conveniently set up tax subaccounts during tax time for your entity 

North Carolina CLASS Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Type 

Every-day fund for liquid investments 


Rated by S&P Global Ratings 


Same-day liquidity available (12:00 p.m. ET cutoff)   

NAV Type 

Stable NAV
Traditional stable $1.00 NAV 


≤ 60 days 
Weighted average maturity of 60 days or less 

Dividend Rate 

Accrue Daily 
Dividends accrue daily and are reinvested at month-end  


Create as many North Carolina CLASS subaccounts as your entity needs   


Accessible in Portal 
Conveniently access your monthly statement, transaction confirmations, and on-demand reports

North Carolina CLASS Prime Portfolio as of December 3, 2023

Daily Yield (%) 5.5120
YTD Yield (%) 5.3436
7-Day Yield (%) 5.5419
30-Day Yield (%) 5.5536
Weighted Average Maturity (To Reset) 52
Weighted Average Maturity (To Final) 67
Daily Dividend 0.000151013
Net Asset Value (NAV) 0.99975228

Historical Yields

How Much Could You Have Earned With North Carolina CLASS?

You would have earned


on your investment if you started on


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NCCLASS Prime Information Statement

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Common North Carolina CLASS FAQs

  1. Safety of Principal  
    • To minimize risk by managing portfolio investments aiming to preserve principal and only invest in securities that are permitted pursuant to the laws of the State of North Carolina.
  2. Liquidity of Funds 
    • To manage portfolio investments in a way that permits cash to be available to Participants on a daily basis.
  3. Yield 
    • To strive to maximize current investment income to the degree consistent with legality, safety, and liquidity.

Yes, North Carolina CLASS seeks to maintain a stable $1.00 per share NAV. This is accomplished through conservative investment practices and strict internal controls. 

There is no minimum investment amount for the North Carolina CLASS Prime portfolio. 

Recent Insights for Investors

Economic Update

Has Inflation Taken its Foot off of the Pedal?

November 2023 Economic Review Stubbornly high prices showed signs of easing with the October Consumer Price Index (CPI) release. Consumer prices as measured by a broad basket of commonly used

Economic Update

To Hike or Not To Hike.

October 2023 Economic Review Economic data continues to make the Fed’s job challenging as we enter the last two meetings of the year. Inflation was slightly hotter than we expected

Economic Update

More Work to be Done.

September 2023 Economic Review The Consumer Price Index (CPI) climbed 0.6% in the month of August, representing a 3.7% rise year-over-year. U.S. economists were slightly more optimistic, forecasting a 3.6%

Investing in North Carolina CLASS is Easy!

Enhance your ability to manage your assets more efficiently and effectively while maintaining safety and liquidity. Our team of investment professionals are here to assist you every step of the way.

*You may incur fees associated with wires and/or ACH transactions by your bank, but there will be no fees charged from North Carolina CLASS for such transactions.

Data unaudited. Performance results are shown net of all fees and expenses and reflect the reinvestment of dividends and other earnings. Many factors affect performance including changes in market conditions and interest rates and in response to other economic, political, or financial developments. Investment involves risk including the possible loss of principal. No assurance can be given that the performance objectives of a given strategy will be achieved. North Carolina CLASS is not a bank. An investment in North Carolina CLASS is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although North Carolina CLASS seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it cannot guarantee it will do so. Please review the North Carolina CLASS Information Statement before investing. North Carolina CLASS is rated ‘AAAm’ by S&P Global Ratings. A ‘AAAm’ rating by S&P Global Ratings is obtained after S&P evaluates a number of factors including credit quality, market price exposure, and management. For a full description on rating methodology, please visit Ratings are subject to change and do not remove credit risk. For more information on historical yields, please click here. For risks associated with investing in both a prime-style local government investment pool, please click here. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Any financial and/or investment decision may incur losses.