Borrowing Wisely Means Having a Plan

Before borrowing, take into consideration what you expect to make in your first job, what your loan payment will look like when you graduate, and what you estimate your other future expenses to be.  Read More

How Much Will I Need for Non-Billed College Expenses?

We break down the most common examples, including books, laptop, travel, dorm needs, parking fees, and food and beverage.  Read More

Comparing Your College Options

Determine each school’s total cost including billed and unbilled expenses, determine each school’s net cost including grants and scholarships, and determine any future year net cost changes by speaking to the financial aid office.  Read More

Still Have a College Bill Balance?

Your student may need to: complete federal loan requirements, ensure private scholarships and payment plans have credited the account, submit documentation to the financial aid office, or follow up with your private loan lender. Read More

How Health Insurance Can Affect Your College Bill

Waive the college’s health insurance charge if the child is already covered with a family plan and get in touch with your insurance provider if your child is going out of state to check coverage. Read More

Payment Plans: A smart way to pay your college costs

Payment plans are interest free and allow you to pay for college costs over the span of several months. 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…