5 resources to help you borrow wisely

If you’re sending a child to college this fall, you likely have a bill deadline in the next few weeks. And if you’re considering a loan to help pay those… Read More

Enriching our mission: A powerful new savings program

In December 2014, the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was enacted into law. A long-awaited event of major importance to individuals with disabilities and their families and… Read More

Understanding the different types of college applications

By Nicole Kelman, Associate Director of Admissions, Bentley University The college application process can be confusing. The most difficult step is choosing the right fit colleges where you will apply…. Read More

Balancing Act: Tips for Managing College Life: Part I

As a college student, managing classes, a job, and social activities can be tough. Like everyone, I’m at college to be a student, so academics are the most important, but… Read More

Why do Jeff and Lisa save for college? A real-life story

Jeff and Lisa are like many couples – they married in their early thirties, and started talking about having children soon thereafter. Baby girl Taylor was born seven months ago,… Read More

Letting go when your child heads to college

Wioletta Pawlowska has been a school counselor at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School for several years. We have relied on her expertise on several matters, such as the emotional issue in… Read More

Tips for paying back your student loans

If you’re beginning to pay back your student loans soon (or know someone who is), it’s important to understand the process and to stay on track with your payment due… Read More

MEFA In The News

State Lowers Rate on College Loan for Undergrads

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 MEFA Loan Rates Lower than Federal Direct PLUS Loan – Again Benefits Mass. Families and Out-of-State Students Attending College in Mass….

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