Talking to My 9th Grader About Saving for College

A mother of three discusses when she started saving for college, expecting her children to contribute toward college costs, talking to her children about helping save for college, and tips to help families save.  Read More

College Savings: How to Set It and Forget It

A new mother shares why she signed up for automatic monthly deposits into her U.Fund account, and teaches you how to do it too by adding your bank account information to your U.Fund, setting up automatic transfers, and determining the amount and transfer date.  Read More

How to Set Up Online 529 Gifting in 4 Easy Steps!

Steps including logging into Fidelity.com, signing up for College Gifting, uploading a greeting, photo, and display name for your child, and sharing the link with friends and family for direct access to the gifting page.  Read More

Saving for college just got even better

Saving for college is always a good idea. But now there’s an opportunity to benefit even more from setting aside funds to pay for your son or daughter’s higher education… Read More

The proof is in the numbers: saving for college adds up

We all know that saving money is a good habit. It allows us to pay for large expenses and more accurately plan for future purchases. And if you’re a parent,… Read More

Word of the Day Wednesday: Tax-Deferred College Savings Plan

Each Wednesday, MEFA will feature a Word of the Day, in which we’ll highlight a word (or sometimes a phrase) related to the college planning process. This month, we’re focusing… Read More

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Saving for College: MEFA Can Help Families Keep that Resolution

Contact: Lisa Rooney Public Relations Manager lrooney@mefa.org (617) 224-4838 BOSTON – When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, an estimated 80 percent of individuals fail to keep them by February….

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College Financing Seminar

March 13, 2019

6:30pm

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