Saving for college just got even better

Saving for college is always a good idea. But now there’s an opportunity to benefit even more from setting aside funds to pay for your son or daughter’s higher education… Read More

Why I switched to income-driven loan repayment

While student loans are certainly not fun, they’ve become somewhat of a necessity these days for most students attending college. The average student graduates with $35,000 in loan debt. For… Read More

5 tips for transferring

National Clearing House data suggests that over a third of college students will transfer at some point during their undergraduate career. If transferring was always a part of your plan… Read More

Dealing with the college admissions decisions

If you are the parent of a senior, teach a senior, or have a friend who is a senior, you know that receiving college decisions can be a challenging time…. Read More

The Top 5 Sites to Find Your College Textbooks

According to College Board, “The yearly books-and-supplies in-state estimate for the average full-time undergraduate student at a four-year public college is about $1,298.” As a college student myself, I understand… Read More

Our top 10 blog posts from 2016

Happy (almost) new year! We’ve had a full year here at MEFA providing information and guidance to families on all aspects of college planning. With 2016 drawing to a rapid… Read More

The important facts on college grants and scholarships

Last week, we hosted the monthly Education Finance Council (EFC) Twitter Chat on the topic of college grants and scholarships. Our partners across the country offered so many valuable pieces… Read More

MEFA in the News

Record-High Number of MA Families Saving in 529 Plans

In the 10th edition of its College Savings Indicator Study, Fidelity Investments® and the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) today announced that saving for college is at an all-time high.

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