A Resource for Autism Awareness Month

We highlight the Attainable Savings Plan, which includes various investment options, no federal taxes on earnings if used for qualified disability expenses, and professional management by Fidelity Investments.  Read More

Helping Students with Disabilities Transition Out of High School

We explore the five core services that The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission offers, and provide tips for parents to help, such as creating a person-centered planning team, having your student play an active role, teaching money management skills, and exploring all college disability services.  Read More

Breaking Down Barriers with Attainable

Three important changes have been made to Attainable: the elimination of the previously required $50 minimum balance to open an Attainable account, the cancellation of the $30 annual account fee, and the removal of the wire transfer fee for moving funds out of an Attainable account Read More

Getting to Know College Disability Offices

These resources and accommodations will help you succeed in college, including registering with the Disability Office, talking to your professors, surveying your surroundings, and taking care of your mental health.  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

New Changes to ABLE Programs for 2018

There’s now a higher annual contribution, a rollover provision, a tax credit, and the ability to earn extra income. Read More

Have you heard of the Attainable Savings Plan<sup>SM</sup>?

The idea for the ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Act, enacted in late 2014, first began with a group of parents of Down syndrome children sitting around a kitchen… Read More

MEFA News

Big Changes Coming to the MEFA U.Plan

The U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program has gotten even better in 2019 with new enhancements such as year-round savings capabilities and online account access.

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Start U.Reading with Buzz Lightyear

July 9, 2019

11:00am—12:00pm

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