Steps including selecting a college savings program, deciding how much and how often to save, and getting family and friends involved. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Learn if you have to be a Massachusetts resident to save with the U.Plan, how the U.Plan is considered when applying for financial aid, if Tuition Certificates are transferable, if family members can add to an account, and more. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn how to save for college, savings strategies, how to set up an account, how to transfer a balance, and what happens if you move states. …
By Meredith Clement    |
This holiday season, MEFA is encouraging gift-givers to consider contributing to a child's savings account in lieu of tangible gifts.…
By Lisa Rooney    |
Learn if it's ever too late to open a 529 account, if you can use 529 funds for daycare expenses, how to save with multiple children, how you withdraw 529 funds, how grandparent 529 accounts work, and more.…
By Meredith Clement    |
We compare the features of each, including taxes, tax benefits, contributions, investments, annual and maximum limits, and the impact on financial aid. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn about Boston Saves, what makes them unique, how the program started, who they partner with, and how families engage with and respond to the program. …
By Sasha VanDerzee, Jonathan Hughes    |
Learn how to select allocations for maturity years, how to choose a maturity year, and the difference between saving in one or multiple maturity years. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Tips include watching the Saving for College webinar, reviewing the U.Fund and U.Plan details, opening a college savings account, using the College Planning Tool, and setting up automatic giving. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn how Massachusetts families are reaching their savings goals, making college savings a priority, saving in 529s, and being affected by COVID-19. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |