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: College Gifting
Did you know that friends and family members can contribute directly to your college savings account? With more money in the account to invest and earn returns, your savings have the potential to grow faster to help you reach your goals. MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning Jonathan Hughes explains how you can set up gifting for the U.Fund College Investing Plan and the U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program.
The Value of Saving for College in Middle School
Hear how families with middle school students can be more motivated to save for college. For example, studies have shown that children who know that money is being put away for their college education are much more likely to attend college and graduate. It also helps to teach middle school students the value of saving when they are younger.
College Planning & Saving Frequently Asked Questions
Hear about the overall timeline of applying to and then paying for college. The process can be a mystery for some families, and we provides clarity and insight each step of the way.
Helping Families in Middle School Plan, Save, & Pay for College
We help middle school families plan, save, and pay for college by providing important, timely, and relevant information. Learn about the importance of our webinars, email curriculum, community events, customer service, and robust website to help you navigate the college planning process.
Middle School: Too Early to Save for College? Too Late?
Have you ever asked yourself, "How am I ever going to save enough for college?" Hear about the importance of beginning to save for college in the middle school years.
Common Myths about Planning & Saving for College
Every dollar saved will give your family options down the road when it comes time to pay for college. Hear common misconceptions about college savings for families with middle school students.
U.Fund: The Massachusetts 529 Plan
Learn all of the important details about the U.Fund, the Massachusetts 529 plan, a great tool to help you save for college.
How to Start Saving for College
Learn how to start saving for college early and the different tools you can use to help you save.
Is There a Deadline for Saving for College?
Learn why it's never too late to start saving for college.
Will Saving for College Hurt My Eligibility for Financial Aid?
Learn how your college savings fund affects your eligibility for financial aid.