Financial Literacy Resources

Financial literacy is an essential life skill for the 21st century.  Increase your financial knowledge by utilizing the following websites available for students.

Cash Course
The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) offers a free service called “CashCourse” to higher education. This service allows colleges to deliver free online financial literacy content to students. To participate, each institution must complete a contract with NEFE. Once the contract is execute, the college must complete the service sign-up process, activate a personalized CashCourse web site for the college, and promote that site to its students. http://www.cashcourse.org/home/

NSLDS Student Loan Access
NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data. http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/

DOE’s Your Federal Student Loans
DOE has made available this brochure on the basics of debt and how to manage it in PDF format. http://studentaid.ed.gov/sites/default/files/your-federal-student-loans.pdf

DOE’s Federal Student Aid Website
This website provides online video tutorials and articles of various subjects related to literacy including “How to Pay for College” and “Preparing for College” http://studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans

Its Money Baby
Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) Financial Literacy website designed to provide information to students on budgeting, insurance, investments and students loan. http://itsmoney.kheaa.com/

Its money baby is also available in a student friendly online magazine http://kheaanews.com/itsmoneybaby/pageflip.html