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    |
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    |
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    |
The U.Fund offers flexibility, can be used for qualified education expenses, and is invested in the market. The U.Plan offers peace of mind, can be used for tuition and mandatory fees, and is invested in bonds. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Learn what a tuition decease means for your lock-in, if it makes sense to invest if tuition has decreased, and how much your U.Plan earnings are worth if utilizing them when tuition has deceased. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
With the U.Plan, you can save all year long, there's a minimum, it's a safe investment, it's for undergraduate study, you don't have to decide on a school now, there are age restrictions, and there are tax incentives. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
We explain why it is still important to save for college if you have the ability to do so, how the market has reacted in the past to similar situations, and other ways to save for college that are not subject to market fluctuation. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Tips include using a college savings account, starting small, involving your children in the process, taking advantage of gifting, setting up automatic deposits, and diversifying your investments. …
By MEFA     |