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

Why I switched to income-driven loan repayment

While student loans are certainly not fun, they’ve become somewhat of a necessity these days for most students attending college. The average student graduates with $35,000 in loan debt. For… Read More

Is education loan refinancing right for you?

“Should I refinance my education loans?” We’re asked this question a lot, and it comes from everyone – young adults just beginning their career, mid-level professionals paying back old education… Read More

What to consider when refinancing your student loans

Here at MEFA, our goal is to make college accessible and affordable for you. And that includes helping you pay off student loan debt while managing life’s other financial demands…. Read More

Tips for paying back your student loans

If you’re beginning to pay back your student loans soon (or know someone who is), it’s important to understand the process and to stay on track with your payment due… Read More

Take these steps for financial wellness

Whether you’re a current college student, a fresh new grad, or a seasoned professional, it’s important to make smart choices in handling your finances, including your student loan repayment. Our… Read More

MEFA in the News

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…

Community Events

Start U.Reading with Elmo

June 23, 2017

11:00am

See All Events