Employees often feel stress about affording higher education-paying back their own student loans, paying for their children’s higher education, and saving for their new
baby’s future.

Through FAME, the Finance Authority of Maine, you can offer information about affording higher education to your employees and their families at no cost to you. We’re here to help every Mainer navigate the world of affording higher education, from saving and learning about financial aid to student loan refinancing.

FAME provides FREE resources and information, including online financial wellness courses and videos, to help Mainers become more financially savvy.

Download FAME’s Financial Wellness Resource Flyer

Virtual Employee Resources


Video: Student Loans –Income Driven Repayment

Entering repayment on student loans can be confusing, but fortunately multiple repayment options exist, including options based on your income. Learn how to find federal student loan information, identify loan servicers, and compare your different income driven repayment options.

Video: How Can NextGen 529 Help You Prepare for Higher Education?


Video: Filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Need help applying for financial aid? This is a step-by-step overview to help you complete the FAFSA. The FAFSA is used by all schools to award federal and state financial aid. Many schools also use the FAFSA to award their institutional financial aid.​
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Invest in ME Employee Financial Wellness

Invest in ME Employee Financial Wellness, powered by FAME and iGrad, provides online financial education to empower Maine people to confidently manage their money and build financial skills for life. Popular features include:
  • Financial wellness assessment
  • Interactive money management courses
  • Calculators, tools, videos and infographics
  • Scholarship search tool


FAME has many FREE resources you can share with your employees. Join our mailing list and we’ll regularly share timely tips and tools you can pass on! FAME is also available for presentations (currently virtually) on a variety of topics related to higher education. Please indicate below if you are interested in a presentation and we’ll be in touch!