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.

The Best Tools to Help You Save for College
Resources include The College Planning Tool, College Savings Calculator, College Savings Tips, Saving for College Webinar, MEFA's U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan, and MEFA's U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program…
By Lisa Rooney    |
How to Easily Transfer Your Tax Refund into Your 529
Transfer your funds by completing Form 8888 using your online tax software, listing the accounts into which you would like your refund deposited, and attaching the form to your federal income tax return. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
College Savings: How to Set It and Forget It
A new mother shares why she signed up for automatic monthly deposits into her U.Fund account, and teaches you how to do it too by adding your bank account information to your U.Fund, setting up automatic transfers, and determining the amount and transfer date. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
Woman using laptop to learn about ABLE Accounts and 529 College Savings Plans
Learn the similarities and differences between 529 and 529A accounts. …
By Elizabeth Fontaine    |