Before you borrow: tips for college loans

It’s now August, which means colleges are looking for families to pay their first semester bill. If you don’t have your college financing set yet, don’t let a feeling of… Read More

Where can I find additional funds for college?

Most colleges and universities have a bill deadline for fall semester charges occurring sometime within the next month. If you don’t have your college financing plan in place, now’s the… Read More

Your guide for borrowing college loans

If you’re sending a child to college in the fall, you may need to borrow a college loan to pay for the expenses you’re not able to cover with savings…. Read More

How to dream big: a nurse’s story

Christine O’Brien is a hardworking single mom and full-time nurse at Tufts Medical Center. In June of last year, she attended the Nurse’s Hackathon, a two-day event encouraging innovation and… Read More

Popular questions on paying for college

As college acceptances roll in, it’s an exciting time for high school seniors and their families, but it’s also a season that raises a lot of questions, particularly those focused… Read More

How to pay for college

If you have a high school senior starting to receive college acceptances, congrats! The admissions process is a long road, and your family is nearing the end of it. But… Read More

Tax benefits for higher education expenses

If you paid for higher education in 2016, you may be eligible for an education tax benefit. We’ve put together the facts on what’s currently available below. As always, speak… Read More


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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