How to Easily Transfer Your Tax Refund into Your 529

Transfer your funds by completing Form 8888 using your online tax software, listing the accounts into which you would like your refund deposited, and attaching the form to your federal income tax return.  Read More

College Savings Tips for Winter Months

Tips include making a profit from your clutter, meal prepping, staying home more often, unsubscribing from retail emails, and claiming receipts for cash back.  Read More

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…. Read More

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

Our Top 20 Blogs of 2018

Top blogs include “Want to Win $3,000? Enter These Scholarship Contests,” “What to Know About the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship,” “Scholarships for Younger Ages,” and “The College Search Process: College Fairs” Read More

What to Expect After You Save in the U.Plan

In November you’ll receive your U.Plan Annual Statement, which includes the amount you saved for each maturity year, and a Tuition Percentages Report, which reflects the percentage of tuition and mandatory fees that you locked in at each of the participating schools.  Read More

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Accepted to College. What's Next?

MEFA to provide annual After the College Acceptance program for 10th year Boston – National College Decision Day is May 1st, which means that high school seniors have just under…

College Financing

College Financing Seminar

April 25, 2019

6:00pm

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