5 Things to Know About Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Make 120 eligible payments while working for an eligible employer, it doesn’t matter what you do for a living, don’t consolidate unless you are required to, submit your proof of employment annually, and don’t pay more than you have to. Read More

Preparing for Life After College: Student Loan Repayment

Tips include talking to your loan servicer, talking to friends, creating a budget, setting a goal, and making a plan.  Read More

Repaying Your Federal Student Loans: 5 Facts You Should Know

Facts include that payment application is dictated by federal regulation, paying extra results in a “paid ahead” status, paying extra can save you money over time, sometimes accrued interest can capitalize, and sometimes it’s okay if your payment amount is less than your accrued interest.  Read More

How Does a Recent Grad Handle Student Loan Repayment?

A UMass Amherst graduate breaks down his plan – including tackling private loans first, consolidating federal loans, switching to an income-based repayment plan, and factoring loans into an overall monthly budget.  Read More

Is your child entering federal student loan repayment?

If your child graduated in May and borrowed federal student loans to pay for school, he or she is likely entering repayment sometime soon. It’s important for recent graduates to… Read More

White House brings new policy for federal student loan collection

You may have recently heard about the Trump administration’s reversal of some Obama-era consumer protections on student loans. Worried about what this might mean for you? Let us give you… Read More

Here’s how to repay your student loans in under 3 years

According to Student Loan Hero, “Americans owe nearly $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among about 44 million borrowers.” They also say that the average graduate from the… Read More

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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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