With the federal government's new SAVE Repayment Plan, a PLUS Loan may become eligible for repayment if borrowers have at least two federal loans, if the loans are consolidated twice, and if consolidation occurs before July 1, 2025…
By Meredith Clement    |
Scholarships include Making Waves Scholarship for Women, Frame My Future Contest, College Here I Come Scholarship, The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship, and Citizens Bank Scholarship.…
By Lauren Danz    |
Items of note include the soft launch period has ended, most applicants will skip the income questions, those who filed taxes jointly will still need to list the spouse's name and SSN, FSA has a webpage of guidance, and more…
By Meredith Clement    |
Tips include learn about college savings programs, save, learn about the true cost of college, and start applying for scholarships…
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Specifics include what changed, when it goes into effect, how much money can be transferred, income limits, where to go with questions, and more.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Items of note include a notification of the initial soft launch period, which included periods of downtime, that colleges will not get FAFSA data until early to mid-March, and a reminder that almost every contributor on the FAFSA will need an FSA ID.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Top blog post topics include the CSS Profile, the FAFSA, financial aid, scholarships, and college admissions …
By Meredith Clement    |
Scholarships include the 1 for 2 Scholarship, Stacey Scholarship Fund, Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship, Elk Legacy Awards, Christophers High School Poster Contest, Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship, and Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship.…
By Lauren Danz    |
The MEFA Podcast provides informative conversations, up-to-date news and guidance, and the answers to questions asked by families. Every other week, hosts Jonathan Hughes and Julie Shields-Rutyna bring you a 30-40-minute episode related to some aspect of planning for the future.…
By Shaun Connolly    |
MEFA reminds families that the holiday-giving season is the perfect opportunity to nudge family and friends toward contributing to a child's college savings account.…
By Lisa Rooney    |