Tips include making up the difference in the younger child's account, revisiting your budget, encouraging friends and family to contribute, and being fair with contributions…
By Lisa Rooney    |
Facts include 2 savings plans in Massachusetts, $0 in fees for saving in the U.Fund and U.Plan, 72 participating U.Plan schools, $10,000 eligible to use from a U.Fund for K-12 tuition expenses, and more.…
By Meredith Clement    |
September is College Savings Month, a great time for MEFA to host a seminar on how to make a plan to save for college and remind families of clever and unconventional ways to find extra funds.…
By Lisa Rooney    |
If you're getting a late start on saving for college, consider a college savings account, take advantage of college gifting, have your child contribute, adjust your strategy, and review your investment options. …
By Lauren Danz    |
Steps including selecting a college savings program, deciding how much and how often to save, and getting family and friends involved. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Learn if you have to be a Massachusetts resident to save with the U.Plan, how the U.Plan is considered when applying for financial aid, if Tuition Certificates are transferable, if family members can add to an account, and more. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn how to save for college, savings strategies, how to set up an account, how to transfer a balance, and what happens if you move states. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn how and where to declare 529 funds on the FAFSA and CSS Profile, which 529 accounts you should report, and how to report a 529 that is owned by someone other than the parent. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Learn how to receive paper statements with an online account, how to schedule automatic deposits at your chosen frequency, how to stop automatic deposits if needed, and the benefits of having an online account for a child in college.…
By Claudia Niles, Lauren Danz    |
Learn how to print out a certificate when you contribute to a child's Massachusetts U.Fund 529 account to let the child know about your gift. …
By Meredith Clement    |