Do you need a non-filer statement for financial aid?

If you’re currently in the college financial aid process, you may be selected for Verification, a process that requires you to submit 2015 tax documentation (and potentially other paperwork) to… Read More

Teaching my preschooler how to spend, save, and share

My son loves money. Well, he loves coins. He’s three years old. He loves coins for the same reason Mr. Magoo does in Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol: because coins make… Read More

The College Admissions Basics

If you’re a junior or sophomore in high school, college application season will be here before you know it. And there’s a lot to learn as you navigate the process… Read More

How to Prepare for Study Abroad

If you’re planning to study abroad next year, you’ll want to check out the blog we published on scholarships specific to study abroad programs. And while paying for study abroad… Read More

Could you win these college scholarships?

If you’re a current or incoming college student, you’re likely always searching for scholarships to help pay that college bill. We’ve pulled together some recent favorites below. Some scholarships focus… Read More

ACT and SAT: What’s the difference?

No part of the college application process seems to be more intimidating than taking the ACT and the SAT, the standardized tests required for admission to thousands of colleges and… Read More

Tax benefits for higher education expenses

If you paid for higher education in 2016, you may be eligible for an education tax benefit. We’ve put together the facts on what’s currently available below. As always, speak… 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.

Family Webinar Series

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