Financial Literacy

FSA Prepare for College

This site offers resources to help young people apply to a college and learn about funding.  Setting a budget is discussed, types of aid, applying for aid and how to repay your loans

Mapping Your Future

This website offers information useful for self-study options. You will find tools and information about managing money, paying off debt, repaying student loans, and establishing credit. There are quizzes, calculators and other tools available.

Fool Proof Me

This website offers opportunities for students to study financial literacy topics as a self-study option and offers a free curriculum for educators.  

Navigating Your Future

Navigating Your Financial Future (NyFF) was created to strengthen financial skills of young adults. Whether you are in high school, college, technical school or beginning your career path in the workforce, we have resources to help you along the way.

Jump$tart’s Reality Check Quiz

This is a quick and easy quiz that shows young adults the “reality” of affording life after college.

Going 2 College

This website offers you an opportunity to move forward with your college plans by helping you identify school options, and locate financial aid resources and additional information in your state such as mentoring and tutoring, federal and state financial aid and college information. 

MoneyTopia

This is a self-study option. Tutorials and games are offered.

Budget Calculators

See how different financial choices can affect your monthly payments and budget.

MyMoney.GOV

This site provides information about spending, earning, saving and investing, protecting, and borrowing money. The information is concise and suited for self-study options/quick tips. There are links to tools and money quizzes as well as other articles and reports.

Consumer.gov

Consumer protection basics… covers managing your money, credit, loans and debt, scams and identify theft. You can read the info or “play” short module. This is ideal for self-study option.

National Sudent Loan Data System (NSDLS)

NSLDS provides you information on how much you have borrowed in total.

Debt Management Resources

Whether you are looking to consolidate credit card debt or are looking for complete debt relief, get the advice and tools you need to manage your debt.

FSA How to Repay Your Loans

Here is your guide to repaying your federal student loans.

FSA Avoiding Scams

Avoid scams while searching for scholarships, filling out the FAFSA® form, repaying your student loans, or giving personal information to schools and lenders.

 Annual Credit Report.com

Credit reports may affect your mortgae rates, credit card approvals, apartment requests, or even your job application. Get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company.

Khan Academy

Video presentations about subjects such as: interest and debt, housing, inflation, taxes, accounting & financial statements, stocks & bonds, investment, retirement, insurance, money, banking, etc.

Fool Proof Me

This website offers opportunities for students to study financial literacy topics as a self-study option and offers a free curriculum for educators.

Mapping Your Future

This website offers information useful for self-study options. You will find tools and information about managing money, paying off debt, repaying student loans, and establishing credit. There are quizzes, calculators and other tools available.

Student Aid 101

This site offers practical information as well as tools & resources.

 Credit Card Payoff Calculator

This is a financial education program that can be ordered – includes presentation and handout materials. This would be ideal for group work (seminars, workshops, presentations).

As part of our mission to prepare students for financial success, workshops and presentations are offered throughout the year. Valuable information, strategies and best practices are discussed to help you develop the skillset necessary to make informed and effective financial decisions.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for dates and times. 

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