Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Learn about this national campaign that raises awareness of issues related to disability employment and highlights the contributions of workers with disabilities, as well as the the ABLE to Work Act. Read More

Managing an Attainable Account with Fidelity’s Online Tools

Fidelity Cash Management features a debit card with fee-free ATM withdrawals, text alerts for debit card purchases, use of Fidelity’s BillPay, and fee-free check writing. Fidelity Full View features budgeting and reporting tools and allows you to see all your accounts in one place.  Read More

What’s New with ABLE Savings Programs?

9 additional states have launched ABLE programs, 40,422 ABLE accounts are open across the country, and the ABLE Age Adjustment Act is on the horizon.  Read More

A Resource for Autism Awareness Month

We highlight the Attainable Savings Plan, which includes various investment options, no federal taxes on earnings if used for qualified disability expenses, and professional management by Fidelity Investments.  Read More

Helping Students with Disabilities Transition Out of High School

We explore the five core services that The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission offers, and provide tips for parents to help, such as creating a person-centered planning team, having your student play an active role, teaching money management skills, and exploring all college disability services.  Read More

Breaking Down Barriers with Attainable

Three important changes have been made to Attainable: the elimination of the previously required $50 minimum balance to open an Attainable account, the cancellation of the $30 annual account fee, and the removal of the wire transfer fee for moving funds out of an Attainable account Read More

Getting to Know College Disability Offices

These resources and accommodations will help you succeed in college, including registering with the Disability Office, talking to your professors, surveying your surroundings, and taking care of your mental health.  Read More

MEFA News

U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan named ‘best-in-class’

U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan named ‘best-in-class’ Morningstar Analyst Rating upgraded to Silver for 2019; new features improve experience for college savers BOSTON [October 31, 2019] – MEFA is proud…