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Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy @ UMD

The University of Maryland provides its students with a number of helpful resources and tools to improve their own financial literacy and wellness. These include iGrad, our Office of Student Financial Aid, videos on various financial topics from Make $ense of Your Money, and FA$T (Financial Awareness for Smart Terps). Information on all of these resources can be found below. Also check out the Virtual Business and Information Center, a guide to business information resources.

iGrad

iGrad provides financial literacy tools for college students and recent grads, includes videos, articles, games to encourage and build a financially savvy consumer.

   

 

Office of Student Financial Aid

The UMD Office of Student Financial Aid provides support applying for financial aid, as well as useful financial literacy topics, including budgeting, financing your education, credit, spending, saving, and investing.

For specific financial information and resources, visit their financial literacy website at: https://financialaid.umd.edu/resources-policies/money-matters

https://financialaid.umd.edu/resources-policies/money-matters

The Graduate School presents:

"Make $ense of Your Money"

videos from our financial literacy workshop series

The Graduate School hosted a series of free workshops, led by experienced investors, counselors, and specialists, to help students develop money management skills that they can use during their graduate studies and long after they graduate. The "Make $ense of Your Money" workshops were filmed, and are freely available to view here! Videos deal with topics including: creating wealth; credit and how it works; your financial future – today; and repayment of student debt.


 

 

FA$T

FA$T (Financial Awareness for Smart Terps) is a student organization that promotes financial literacy among students at the University of Maryland, and connects them to educational resources available on campus. 

For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/umdfast or https://twitter.com/fastumd.