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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.

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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    |
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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    |
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These blog posts contain guidance on financial aid, college savings, admissions, and a few other college-related topics.…
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Categories include Saving for College, Planning for College, College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Paying for College, and College Life.…
By Meredith Clement    |
84% of parents say they would welcome a contribution towards their child's college education over a traditional gift. However, only 33% of parents have actually mentioned this idea to their family and friends.…
By Lisa Rooney    |
Morningstar Analyst Rating upgraded to Silver for 2019 as new features improve experience for college savers. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
Tools to Help You Make Your College List
Tools include College Navigator, College Scorecard, and Net Price Calculators.…
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Starting Rate Drops to 3.95%*…
By Lisa Rooney    |
The U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program has gotten even better in 2019 with new enhancements such as year-round savings capabilities and online account access.…
By Lisa Rooney    |
MEFA to provide annual After the College Acceptance program for 10th year.…
By Lisa Rooney    |
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