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What is Financial Literacy?

According to Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

"Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage one's financial resources effectively for lifetime financial security."

Two Great Resources!

CashCourse.org is an amazing tutorial for learning how to manage your finances! It is filled with in-depth and informative financial literacy eLearning resources. Provided by The National Endowment for Financial Education.  
Note: The CashCourse site requires free registration to access all of the eLearning resources.

 

TheWashBoard.org is a one-stop source of scholarship information specifically for Washington State students. Provided by The Washington Scholarship Coalition (WSC), "a public/private partnership that includes nonprofit organizations, private foundations and state agencies".

Welcome

Welcome to Edmond CC's Financial Literacy Resource Guide. Here you will find resources and information to help you learn how to manage your financial life in college and beyond.

As you use this guide, please take the time to give us feedback using the "Let Us Know" boxes on each page.  Your feedback will help us improve the guide and keep it relevant to your needs.

Introduction to Money Management

The state of Washington and Edmonds Community College believe you should have the best information possible in order to make smart decisions about paying for school, managing your money, and preparing for your career as a student in Washington State.

You can either take the interactive, step-by-step "mini" course (20 minutes or less) or read through the content. 

Click here, then under How does iGrad Work?, click on  1. Introduction to Money Management.

Table of Contents

1. Taking the Course vs. Reading On

2. Understanding the Washington State Need Grant

3. Applying for Scholarships and Work-Study Opportunities

4. Borrowing Smart and Preparing for Student Loan Repayment

5. Mastering Personal Finance

6. Preparing for a Successful Career

7. Financial Aid Contacts and Resources

What do you know?

Source: IGRAD.org

Take EdCC's Financial Literacy Course!

Financial Life Experiences

Source: Community College of Baltimore County

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