One university’s creative approach to financial literacy

It’s more important than ever that students understand the basics of budgeting, credit, savings, and borrowing. But how do you make sure that those who need it the most are… Read More

5 ways to handle stress during finals week

Many college students are finishing up finals and patiently waiting for the semester to end. As a current graduate student, I can relate to how stressful the semester can be…. Read More

Thinking of going back to college? Read this (Part 3)

If you’re thinking of going back to college, there’s a lot to consider. In this third-part blog series, I’ve interviewed my wife, Cathy, who recently decided to return to school… Read More

Why going to grad school was right for me

Earning a graduate degree can help you learn more about a particular subject matter, create contacts in your field of interest, and provide a leg up in the job application… Read More

How to prepare for the job search

Though we still have months until graduation, now’s the time for college seniors to begin the job search. Over the next several months, company representatives will hit campuses, students will… Read More

Fall check-in for college freshmen

Though it’s hard to believe, your college freshman is nearing the end of his or her first semester at school. Thanksgiving break will be here soon, and that’s the perfect… Read More

Ten tips for managing your money in college

If you’re a student attending college this year, you know that there’s temptation all around you to spend money. From nights out with friends, to campus coffee shops and bookstore… Read More

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Our most popular blogs of 2017

What were you reading in 2017? Thousands of MEFA families headed to our blog over the past year, and we put together a list of the 15 most-read posts. Scholarships…

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