How We Save for College: Tips from MEFA Team Members

Tips include using a college savings account, starting small, involving your children in the process, taking advantage of gifting, setting up automatic deposits, and diversifying your investments.  Read More

The Best Tools to Help You Save for College

Resources include The College Planning Tool, College Savings Estimator, College Savings Tips, Saving for College Webinar, and MEFA U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan  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

The U.Fund Dreams Tour: Teaching Families to Save for College

The Assistant Manager of the U.Fund Dreams Tour shares what’s on the mind of parents and children as they experience the tour, the reactions he gets from families, and his college savings advice.  Read More

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

A Pinterest-Worthy Children’s Gift Idea

A mother shares her experience of planning her sons first birthday and how she decided to set up a gifting page for her son’s U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan so that friends and family could contribute online and know the money would go directly into a college fund.  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

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…