Financial Literacy Resources
NSLP Financial Literacy Online offers interactive online courses designed to assist undergraduate students. These courses will help students understand budgeting, contracts, credit, credit history, financing education and identity theft. The presentations are offered in multiple formats including: mp3s and videocasts. Resources such as financial workbooks, practical exercises and links to additional sites are also available.
Adventures In Education provides financial tips for students regarding managing credit and debt wisely. The resources on this page will help students understand how they can become a responsible credit card user.
Additional Financial Literacy Links:
Financial Awareness Basics provides everything you need to make smart decisions about your financial future. There are also tips and tools available to help you manage your money and prepare you for financial success.
Money Management Tips for International Students is an informative PowerPoint Presentation with tips on how to budget and save money in the United States..
Wise Borrower hosts a variety of tutorials designed to help you understand the basics of personal finance and debt management.
Cash Course has information that will help you make informed financial decisions throughout your college years and even into your post-college, professional life.
MyMoney is dedicated to teaching the basics of financial education. This is a helpful resource, especially if you need advice or assistance to buy a home, balance your checkbook or invest in your 401k.
College Budgeting 101 is sourced by Debt.org. It offers helpful tips for planning your educational and living expenses while in school.
Building and Repairing Credit History is another helpful link from Debt.org. Here you may find information on basic credit reporting as well as some helpful tips on improving your score.
Virginia Financial Aid Blog is a blog hosted by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). It is an "online resource for students, parents and education personnel who are seeking information about federal and state financial aid."
Student Loan Exit Counseling is a requirement for all student loan borrowers to complete at the end of their program. The Central Financial Aid Office provides various ways to fulfill this requirement.