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Financial Aid Literacy Resources

 

Why Should students learn about Fincancial Literacy?

 

With the increase in the cost of a college education current college students face more financial challenges than previous generations. Students are recurring a lot more to borrowing to finance their education. Learning basic money management skills can help students be successful in their college career and after graduation. Whether it is learning how to budget for the first college year, avoiding maxing out credit cards, or investing for the future, students will find various resources to help them make informed financial choices.

 

  • seekUT empowers students and their families by providing information on student loan debt and first- and fifth-year earnings for recent UT graduates by major.

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  • Learn more about Money Management by taking online mini courses through the TG Learning Center. For instructions click here.  
  • View the AIE Managing Your Money Website. In this website you will find various resources regarding budgeting, managing your money, credit cards, credit scores and reports, and re-paying student loans.
  • Track expenses and create budgets by visiting www.mint.com

 

These are other helpful sources:

 

http://www.themint.org/

http://www.360financialliteracy.org/

http://www.jumpstart.org/

http://www.balancetrack.org/

http://www.smartaboutmoney.org/

http://www.finlitwi.org/default/index.html

http://collegefinancecenter.org/

http://www.cardhub.com/edu/

  

Disclaimer: 
Students in search of Financial Literacy information may find some of these links useful. This information is provided for informational purposes only. Inclusion does not constitute endorsement. Neither the Office of Student Financial Services nor The University of Texas - Pan American can guarantee the accuracy or the timeliness of information found at any of the links.  

 

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