On April 6, 2022, President Biden issued a statement announcing that he will extend the pause on federal student loan repayment through August 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 Patten    |
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    |
MEFA offers many resources including live webinars, videos, blogs, podcasts, a website with calculators and tools, 1-on-1 appointments, college savings plans, college loans, a savings plan for individuals with disabilities, and The MEFA Institute. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Assistance to students includes help if a student withdraws from college due to COVID, suspension of payments and interest on Federal Direct Student Loans and FFELP Loans, and suspension of wage garnishment. …
By Meredith Clement    |
These blog posts contain guidance on financial aid, college savings, admissions, and a few other college-related topics.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn how you can earn Professional Development Points (PDPs) by attending MEFA live and recorded webinars.…
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |