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Financial Literacy

About This Guide

This guide provides tools and resources to help you gain knowledge and skills necessary to make informed and responsible choices about common financial issues: budgets, credit cards, insurance, investment, student loans, etc.

Top 10 Money Tips

Here are some basic tips for managing money throughout your life.

1. Have Financial Goals

2. Follow a Budget

3. Respect and Build Credit

4. Education and Learning Matter

5. Save Money - Use Coupons

6. Protect Yourself - Get Insurance

7. Plan for Your Future - Save & Invest

8. Own Your Home

9. Draft a Will

10. Share Your Tips


40 Money Management Tips Every College Student Should Know

This resources is from Smart About Money (SAM), a program from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE). NEFE is "committed to educating Americans on a broad range of financial topics" and includes links to course, tools, calculators/worksheet, as well as explores topics dealing with fraud, careers, housing, insurance, taxes, etc.

40 Money Management Tips Every College Student Should Know