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State Offering Low-Cost College Loans
July 8, 2014
MEFA Urges Families to be Wise Borrowers, Seek Free Expert Help. 


Annual U.Plan Enrollment Extended to July 15th
July 1, 2014
The annual enrollment period for MEFA’s U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program has been extended to give families more time to prepay future college tuition at today’s prices. The enrollment period – when families can deposit savings in the U.Plan and lock in tuition prices – has been extended to July 15th.


Generation Generosity: 60% of MA Grandparents Plan to Help Grandchildren Pay for College
June 6, 2014
According to new research from the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) and Fidelity Investments®, 60 percent of Massachusetts grandparents are saving or plan to start saving to help pay for college costs.


U.Plan Enables Families to Save & ‘Prepay’ for College
May 13, 2014
As families across Massachusetts think about meeting the future costs of college, the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) has a solution.


MEFA’s Art Competition Celebrates 10 Years of Encouraging Dreams and College Savings
November 14, 2013
The 10th annual MEFA College Savings Art Competition is now accepting entries from Massachusetts students who illustrate “What do I want to be when I graduate from college?”


MEFA issues RFI for Web Design and Development
November 4, 2013
MEFA is requesting information from companies who can provide strategic interactive design and development for online solutions for MEFA’s website


MEFA Kicks Off College Savings Month with Lower Fees
September 11, 2013
September is College Savings Month, and now it’s easier to save even more in the U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan.


7th Annual College Savings Indicator Release
August 23, 2013
The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) and Fidelity Investments® today announced the results of its 7th annual College Savings Indicator study.


State Offering Low-Cost College Loans
July 23, 2013
MEFA Urges Families to be Wise Borrowers, Seek Free Expert Help. 




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