MEFA Blog

MEFA Blog

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.

A student attending a After the College Acceptance Webinar
Julie Shields-Rutyna explains the usefulness of the After the College Acceptance webinar and the different topics it covers. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
Student looking at their college bill
Our own Julie Shields-Rutyna breaks down how the 2018 Tax Bill will effect families planning, saving and paying for higher education.…
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
Student using tablet in the grass
Tips include updating your resume, contacting former employers, searching online, talking to your family and friends, and getting creative. …
By Meredith Clement    |
4 Commonly Asked Questions About Spring Semester College Loans
Within a college's spring semester, questions on education loans often arise from parent and student borrowers. Many inquiries stem from students transferring schools and wondering how the change will affect their loan funds.…
By Meredith Clement    |
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Where Can I Find Additional Funds for College?
Methods include submitting the FAFSA, applying for scholarships, talking with colleges, and taking additional steps if denied a private education loan. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
By Meredith Clement    |
By Meredith Clement    |
As college acceptances roll in, it's an exciting time for high school seniors and their families, but it's also a season that raises a lot of questions, particularly those focused on financial aid offers and how to pay for college.…
By Meredith Clement    |
By Meredith Clement    |