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Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

Do you wish you had a resource for information about budgeting, money, and time management? The resources below will give you access to the information you need to successfully manage your money and time while in college.


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Check out the new GradReady Resource available at ACC. GradReady is a free interactive online resource to help our students become more knowledgeable and successful in their financial wellness. Topics include Paying for College, Money Management, and Real-World Finance. Each topic has multiple lessons so you can complete these lessons at your own pace. It is important for everyone to be engaged in their own financial wellness and GradReady gives our students a wonderful opportunity to do so.

Financial Awareness Basics (FAB)

You will find FAB a “fab”ulous resource for basic information, tips, and tools for managing your money.

Topics include:

  • Banking Basics
  • Budgeting
  • Consumer Credit & Protection
  • Consumer Credit Reports & Scores
  • Exploring Career Options
  • Financial Resource Guide
  • Insurance Basics
  • Managing your Records
  • Preventing Identity Theft
  • Saving
  • Student Loan Basics
  • Understanding your Paycheck

Go to the ECMC website: https://www.ecmc.org/students/financial-awareness-basics-FAB.html

Green Path University

GreenPath University is an online resource that includes financial education articles, videos, e-courses, games, calculators, and more.

Go to Green Path University’s website: http://www.greenpath.com/university

You Can Deal With It

www.YouCanDealWithIt.com provides practical and easy-to-understand advice on how to deal with common financial situations facing today's college students and recent graduates, such as:

  • Understanding student aid, including the repayment of student loans
  • Learning effective money management, including setting a budget
  • Dealing with the dangers of credit cards while enjoying the benefits

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