MEFA stands ready year round to assist Veterans, active military members, and their families in understanding how to apply service-related benefits to pursue higher education.…
By Lisa Rooney    |
In the wake of the federal student loan forgiveness plan, MEFA advises the public of a wave of student loan debt relief scams targeting student loan borrowers. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
Steps include selecting a MEFA Institute lesson, reading the lesson objectives, completing the lesson deliverables, and filling out the Evidence of Learning Form.…
By Ajea Stupart    |
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    |
On August 24, 2022, President Biden issued a statement announcing that federally held student loans up to $10,000 ($20,000 for Pell Grant recipients) will be forgiven and the pause on federal student loan repayment will extend through December 31, 2022. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
When making a plan to pay for college, consider financial fit, estimate earning potential, borrow federal student loans first, use a monthly payment plan, and borrow wisely. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
These blog posts contain guidance on financial aid, college savings, admissions, and a few other college-related topics.…
By Lauren Danz    |
This holiday season, MEFA is encouraging gift-givers to consider contributing to a child's savings account in lieu of tangible gifts.…
By Lisa Rooney    |
MEFA is advising student loan borrowers of a recent wave of student loan debt relief scams using high-pressure sales tactics and promising repayment assistance in exchange for upfront fees.…
By Lisa Rooney    |
The MEFA Loan interest rates will start at 3.75% for the 2021-22 academic year, substantially lower than the 6.28% offered by the Federal Direct PLUS Loan, and will have no origination fee, no application fee, and no prepayment penalties. …
By Lisa Rooney    |