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

Big Changes Coming to the MEFA U.Plan

The U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program has gotten even better in 2019 with new enhancements such as year-round savings capabilities and online account access. Read More

Exciting New Changes to the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program

All U.Plan savers now have the opportunity to manage their account online, where you can add to your savings, set up automatic deposits, request a disbursement, view your U.Plan Statement, open a new account for another Beneficiary, and change your address, phone number, email address, etc. Read More

MEFA’s U.Plan Locks In Future Tuition at Current Prices

Media Contact: Lisa Rooney (617) 224-4838 lrooney@mefa.org BOSTON – The annual window of opportunity to save in the Commonwealth’s prepaid tuition program has been extended to mid-July. Families now have… Read More

Should You Open a U.Plan or U.Fund?

We interview the Director of College Planning at MEFA to learn the benefits of opening both a U.Plan and U.Fund, including why she chose to open both accounts, why someone might lean towards one account over another, and what advice she would give to families now.  Read More

Save for 4 years of college with the U.Plan

Use the Maturity Year Selection Guide to find the years your child will attend college, and then designate at least $300 of savings to each year Read More

Why I Saved in the U.Plan

A mother of two lists the reasons why she decided to start saving in the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program, including a long list of affiliated colleges and safeguarding against rising tuition costs, and how the program has benefited her family. 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…