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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.

By Shaun Connolly    |
Family in kitchen saving money for college
Tips include removing a monthly charge, creating a matching agreement with your child, selling items, having a garage sale, getting paid to take surveys, selling clothes at consignment stores, reducing your phone bill, and using websites that provide rebates. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Encouraging a Love of Reading for 4th and 5th Graders
A teacher shares tips on how to encourage students to embrace their reading skills and develop a love for books.…
By Sherri Galego    |
How Much Should You Save for College?
Tips include covering expenses, keeping up with debt payments, saving up an emergency fund, taking advantage of retirement matching, and determining the future cost of school. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Summer College Savings Tips
Tips include opening a 529 account, using MEFA's College Savings Calculator, reducing your grocery bill, and having a yard sale. …
By Meredith Clement    |
By Meredith Clement    |
By Meredith Clement    |
By Meredith Clement    |
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 such a lovely sound when they jingle.…
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Saving for college is always a good idea. But now there's an opportunity to benefit even more from setting aside funds to pay for your son or daughter's higher education costs.…
By Meredith Clement    |
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