Why I Saved in the U.Plan

A mother of two lists the reasons why she decided to start saving in the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program, including a long list of affiliated colleges and safeguarding against rising tuition costs, and how the program has benefited her family. Read More

What’s important to you in a college?

These questions can help students as they begin the college search, including what are my post-secondary goals, what academic opportunities are important to me, what careers interest me, what learning environment fits me best, and what off-campus, extracurricular, and social opportunities am I interested in pursuing? Read More

A Powerful Financial Aid Tool for School Counselors

Counselors can learn about the FAFSA Completion Tool, what it shows you, how to use and access it, and how this tool can help you take school-wide action when it comes to getting students to complete the FAFSA.  Read More

How to Open a U.Plan Account

To open a U.Plan account, request an Enrollment Kit on mefa.org, complete the Purchase Request Form, and mail your form and check to the address provided. Read More

Celebrating the Attainable Savings Plan<sup>SM</sup>

Over the past year, our interactions at Attainable events have included a Vietnamese parent support group at the Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN) seminar and an older brother of a boy with Down syndrome at the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) conference. Read More

A message for parents starting the college search process

Andrew Carter encourages parents to begin the college search process by thinking about the qualities and skills they want their son or daughter to have in order to be successful when they begin their college career and laying out these goals in a list. Read More

How you can plant and grow a 529 college savings plan

Saving in a 529 plan is one of the best ways to save for college. Learn how easy it can be to open an account, add funds, get relatives involved in the process, and even claim a tax deduction.  Read More

MEFA News

MEFA's U.Plan: One of the Best and Safest Ways to Save for College

Contact: Lisa Rooney (617) 224-4838 lrooney@mefa.org BOSTON – When it comes to saving for college, one of the best and safest options is the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program. Understanding how…

Family Webinar Series

Comparing College Loan Options

July 10, 2018

12:00pm—1:00pm

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