The U.Fund Dreams Tour & College Gifting

A member of the tour discusses what it’s like talking with parents about planning and saving for college, how kids react when they approach the U.Fund Dreams Tour tent, and what it means to be involved in the stewardship of helping families create a plan to save for college.  Read More

Scholarships for Younger Ages

We highlight five scholarships: John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest, EngineerGirl Writing Contest, We the Students Essay Contest, Sweet and Simple Scholarship, and The 28th Annual Kaplun Essay Contest Read More

Create Your Personalized College Savings Strategy

Create a strategy by providing the ages of your children, recording your current college savings account value and your monthly contribution, reporting your Adjusted Gross Income, and completing the activities for each grade level’s Passport for Success. Read More

How to Open a U.Plan Account

To open a U.Plan account, request an Enrollment Kit on mefa.org, complete the Purchase Request Form, and mail your form and check to the address provided. Read More

Does saving for college hurt my financial aid chances?

At most, only 5.6% of the total amount of college savings could have an impact on financial aid eligibility. Read More

Why save in the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program?

The U.Plan provides a lock-in of tuition and mandatory fees, guaranteed growth, no risk, and tax benefits, and is available to use at any college. Read More

Tax tips for parents

You may be eligible for a MA college savings tax deduction or dependent care expenses credit. Read More

MEFA News

MEFA Loan Rate Decreases Amid Rising Interest Rates

Contact: Lisa Rooney (617) 224-4838 lrooney@mefa.org BOSTON – The starting interest rate on the state’s college loan will decrease for the upcoming academic year in contrast to the increase in…

College Financing

College Financing Seminar

December 10, 2018

6:30pm—8:30pm

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