We want our students and alumni to be successful and we know that a big part of that
involves being financially literate. Taking the time to learn and evaluate your financial
choices now, will set you up for financial independence and success for the future.
This page provides free information and tools to educate you and help you become more
A few financial topics you should be familiar with to maintain your financial fitness:
Student loan management
Helpful Financial Literacy Topics:
An important aspect to financial literacy is the ability to budget. The ability to
manage your spending and the money you receive is important not only for paying for
school, but also for paying for all of your living expenses. Maintaining a budget
can help you plan for your financial goals.
Financial troubles can often interrupt a student's educational goals. A money management
checklist can help you avoid some of the impacts of financial difficulties.
Understanding what makes up your credit report is important to understanding your
financial health. Regularly reviewing your credit report assists in avoiding incorrect
credit reporting. Reviewing your credit report can also assist in preventing and recognizing
identity theft. There are many services that will charge you to check your credit,
however there is a free service authorized by federal law.