Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy is understanding how money works and how to make informed and effective choices with your money.  Most of us have many questions about financial literacy.  Below you will find several links to financial literacy resources and presentations that can help answer these questions.  If you still have questions, do not hesitate to contact the Financial Aid Office.

College Planning and Student Loans

 CashCourse logoCashCourse is your real-life guide to taking charge of your money.

ISM College Planning logo

ISM College Planning promotes educated decision making for higher education choices to students, families and counselors. Strong choices before college are the best way to limit debt after college.

$alt Logo

SALT™ is a free, nonprofit-backed resource that makes it simple for you to take control of your finances and student loans.

The Mint GRAD

The Mint GRAD is committed to helping students be money smart and financially fit.

Finance and Money

MyMoney.gov smart borrowing graphic

MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education.

 Feed the pig

Welcome to Feed the Pig!  We’re here to help you do just that, feed your piggy bank. Here, you’ll find helpful tools, articles, tons of tips and other resources to help you on your path to financial stability.

360 degrees of Financial Literacy logo

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a FREE PROGRAM of the nation’s certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life.

 Practical Money Skills logo

The Practical Money Skills for Life program is designed to help consumers and students of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance. At practicalmoneyskills.com and whatsmyscore.org, you can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.


 

Presentations

Financial Literacy Event Fall 2014 – Avoiding debt, Protecting yourself from scams and fraud, Planning and Saving and Investing

New Student Orientation – Applying, Receiving, and Keeping Your Financial Aid and Graduating with Minimal Loan Debt

Open House Presentation – The Financial Aid Process:  Paying for College

Financial Literacy Event Fall 2013 – Student Loans