If you want to learn more how about how to budget and be proactive with your finances, utilize these community and online resources to assist you gain financial literacy:
Cash Course is a free financial literacy tool for college students. The program explains ways to finance your education, create a budget, what banks and other funding sources offer, and information on contracts and loans that are involved in renting an apartment or buying a car.
· Everfi Database: Financial Literacy
Transit – Financial Wellness™ is designed to empower students with the skills to successfully manage their finances while in school and beyond, and minimize dropout and student loan defaults through education.
Council for Economic Education
The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school—and we have been doing so for nearly 70 years. CEE delivers the fourth “R” – a real-world understanding of how to build fruitful lives – to America’s young people.
The following is a financial literacy presentation given to new freshmen at the University of Memphis.