Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy is having the knowledge and skills required to make informed and effective financial decisions.  Check out the resources below for a variety of financial counseling tools to help you on your way to financial happiness!

7 Steps on How to Create a Budget

Cash Course Your Real-Life Money Guide 

How can you get on the right path to a great financial future while making your money count today?

360 degrees of Financial Literacy 
A free effort of the nation’s certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life.

FinAid The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid 
The custom calculators can help you figure out how much school will cost, how much you need to save and how much aid you’ll need.

iGrad Your Future...Our Focus 
iGrad was borne of a desire to provide young adults the opportunity to thrive financially by providing a community with intuitive tools, resources, and content to help them succeed financially.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) 
The U.S. Department of Education’s (ED’s) central database for student aid. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and Pell grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or Pell grant data. 
Strengthen your financial capability and increase access to financial services.

Love Your Money 
This site will take you through a step-by-step plan covering topics like building wealth, budgets, setting goals, credit cards, debt, 401k programs, identity theft, and more.

Get Financially Fit on
Develop healthy habits for a secure financial future with resources from Nelnet. Get savvy about finances, build a budget, and protect yourself and your financial future.

Strategies for Saving Money



Helpful Cheat Sheets & Quick Guides