MEFA Videos

MEFA Videos

Our videos are great college planning resources that provide information and guidance to help your family prepare for the future. Find videos by clicking on the categories listed below. This page includes all of our recorded webinars.

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90 Seconds with MEFA: ABLE to Work
ABLE Savings Plans are designed to help individuals with disabilities save for short and long-term disability expenses, and there are additional plan benefits to help account owners save even more. MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning Jonathan Hughes explains what you need to know about the ABLE to Work Act and the Saver’s Credit and how these can help boost your savings.
90 Seconds with MEFA: Early Action VS Early Decision
MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning Jonathan Hughes explains the similarities and differences between Early Action and Early Decision and provides some tips to help guide you through the early admission process.
90 Seconds with MEFA: Creating an FSA ID
MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning Jonathan Hughes explains how to create your FSA ID, who needs to create an FSA ID, and what your FSA ID will be used for even after college.
90 Seconds with MEFA: The Attainable Savings Plan
MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains how the Attainable Saving's Plan works, how much individuals can save, and what constitutes a qualified expense.
90 Seconds with MEFA: MEFA Loans
MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains how to apply for a MEFA Loan, what options are available, and when repayment begins.
90 Seconds with MEFA: Wise Borrowing
MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains where to find a student loan to pay for college, how you can determine how much to borrow, and what to consider when selecting the loan.
90 Seconds with MEFA: MEFA's College Planning Tool
Did you know you can create a personal college savings strategy for your family with MEFA's College Planning Tool? MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains how you can use the tool to project your future college savings, receive step-by-step guidance, and discover colleges and scholarships.
90 Seconds with MEFA: After the College Acceptance
You've received your college acceptances and financial aid offers. Now what? MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning and Content Creation Jonathan Hughes explains how MEFA’s After the College Acceptance will help you with understanding financial aid offers, making the college decision, and paying the college bill.
90 Seconds with MEFA: Scholarships
Scholarships are types of "gift aid" or free money, which means they do not have to be repaid. MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning Jonathan Hughes explains where to find both local and national scholarships helpful tips to use in your search.
90 Seconds with MEFA: The U.Plan
As the Massachusetts prepaid tuition program, the U.Plan offers a way to save for college while protecting yourself from rising costs by locking in today's tuition and mandatory fee costs at a network of colleges and universities in Massachusetts. MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning Jonathan Hughes explains how the U.Plan works, how the money is invested, and how you can get started saving for college today!