The best holiday gift idea

          The holidays are upon us, and if you have any children on your gift list this season, we have a great idea. Give the gift… Read More

What about private scholarships?

Students and parents always ask about how to apply for private scholarships. These scholarships, awarded by many organizations and private entities, are also sometimes called ‘’targeted”scholarships, because they have specific… Read More

Tips for making money in college

If you’re a college student, you may find yourself running low on cash as the semester winds to a close. To help get you through the remaining weeks of class… Read More

Massachusetts College Application Season 2015-2016

College application season is upon us, an exciting time of year for many seniors across the Commonwealth. As we embark upon the season, students are busy putting the final touches… Read More

Education Benefits for Veterans

It’s Veterans Day, and in honor of those men and women who have served, we’re highlighting education benefits available to military Veterans and their families. Opportunities range from financial assistance… Read More

Providing college guidance for undocumented youth

We partner with school counselors and college access professionals throughout the year to help provide information and guidance to families as they plan for college. If you’re a school counselor,… Read More

College guidance for military members

Within our work in the community, we’re often asked if we know of any services or programs that assist service members and veterans with pursuing a college degree. We were… Read More

MEFA In The News

MEFA’s Participation in Boston’s First Youth Bank Day

MEFA’s participation in Boston’s first Youth Bank Day held at the Reggie Lewis Center on July 27th and hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Financial Empowerment and the Department of…

Family Webinar Series

Creating Your FSA ID

December 9, 2015


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