State’s New College Savings Tax Deduction Earning High Marks

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 METHUEN – The state’s new college savings tax deduction, signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker, is achieving its goal of… Read More

U.Plan Savings Qualify for New Tax Deduction

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 BOSTON – Families saving for college in the U.Plan Prepaid College Tuition Program are now eligible to seek a new state… Read More

MEFA Providing Expert Guidance to College-Bound Seniors and Parents Analyzing Financial Aid Offers

Paying the College Bill Seminars Available Statewide and Online Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 BOSTON – College-bound high school seniors and their parents are facing critical… Read More

Record-High Number of MA Families Saving in 529 Plans

In the 10th edition of its College Savings Indicator Study, Fidelity Investments® and the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) today announced that saving for college is at an all-time high.  Read More

State Lowers Rate on College Loan for Undergrads

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 MEFA Loan Rates Lower than Federal Direct PLUS Loan – Again Benefits Mass. Families and Out-of-State Students Attending College in Mass…. Read More

MEFA’s U.Plan Helps Families Lower College Costs

Lock in tomorrow’s tuition at today’s rates The annual enrollment period for the U.Plan Prepaid College Tuition Program runs from May 1st to June 30th. This is the time for… Read More

Word of the Day Wednesday: mefa.org

Each Wednesday, MEFA will feature a Word of the Day where we’ll highlight a word (or sometimes a phrase) related to the college planning process. This month, we’re focusing on… Read More

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State’s New College Savings Tax Deduction Earning High Marks

Contact: Martha Savery, Director of Public Affairs msavery@mefa.org 617.224.4813 METHUEN – The state’s new college savings tax deduction, signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker, is achieving its goal of…

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