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 Lowdown on Paying Back your Education Loans
Learn what to know about repayment whether you have borrowed a federal loan, MEFA loan, or loan from another source. …
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College Decision Time: Federal Student Loan FAQs from our ACAs
Learn about Federal direct Loans including when the interest rate is determined, how interest accumulates, the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized loans. …
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What's In a Name? Breaking Down the Federal Direct Student Loan Program
Learn about Federal Direct Student Loans and the difference between subsidized and unubsidized loans. …
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Woman learning about Student Loan Debt Confusion
Learn why your balance may be higher than the original amount you borrowed, why your repayment is stretched out for so long, and steps you can take to manage your loan debt. …
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