MEFA Blog

MEFA Blog

Keep up to date with the latest news about planning and financing a college education and preparing for your financial future, from experts here at MEFA and across the industry. Browse through our blog and use it as your very own college planning guide.

Scholarships include Women in STEM Scholarship, Financial Empowerment Scholarship, Flavor of the Month Scholarship, Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship, Pittsburgh Injury Lawyers Scholarship.…
By Lauren Danz    |
Learn about the Representative Payee role in ABLE accounts, what that designation means, how they can manage an ABLE account, the specific guidelines established by the Social Security Association, and more.…
By Adam Hartwell    |
Scholarships include the HVAC Hero Scholarship, Women in HVACR Scholarship, Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship, SkillPointe Foundation Scholarship, Home Depot Foundation's Path to Pro Scholarship, Beauty & Wellness Professionals Scholarship, and more.…
By Lauren Danz    |
A student shares his experience during COVID-19, including adjusting to remote learning.…
By Jariel Ruiz    |
Learn all about how PSLF works, how you qualify, the tools to help determine if it will work for you, how you determine your eligibility, and where to get more information …
By Shawn Morrissey    |
Scholarships include the ACF Visionary Scholarship, Save the Everglades Scholarship, Stuck at Prom Scholarship, GoFoodservice Scholarship, BigSun Scholarship, Dixie Belle Paint Scholarship, Do-Over Scholarship, Just Poetry Contest, and more.…
By Lauren Danz    |
Learn about the amount of the state tax deduction, how it works, which plans qualify, what documentation is needed, and more. …
By Shaun Connolly    |
Learn the basics about how Attainable® accounts work, how much your account can have before your federal benefits are affected, and some qualified expenses that your account can be used for.…
By Adam Hartwell    |
Federal PLUS Loan funds help pay for college expenses. Learn about the types, who borrows, the qualifications, the interest rate, if there is an origination fee, borrowing limits, when repayment starts, how to select a loan, and more. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Scholarships include Ivey Engineering Inc. Scholarship, Rover Scholarship, DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship, Quality Hoops Scholarship, Crossword Hobbyist Crossword Scholarship, Steps for Change Scholarship, Mobile Application Development Scholarship, My Impact Challenge, and more.…
By Lauren Danz    |