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Financial Literacy

Would you like to learn about budgeting, rental agreements, improving your credit score, choosing a credit card, and much, much more?   Now more than ever, it is important that students are educated about financial matters.  Take control of your finances by checking out Financial Avenue:  The Road to Smarter Money Management!

Financial Avenue offers six free, on-line courses in financial literacy:

Budgeting

Why a budget is necessary | How to set realistic financial goals | How to develop a budget a budget that works for you | and more!

Contracts

Cellular phone contracts/plans | Promissory notes | Leases/rental agreements and renters' legal rights | Auto service contracts | Credit card agreements | and more!

Credit Cards

Are you ready for your first credit card? | Choosing a credit card | Reading the billing statement | Using credit cards wisely | Understanding card holders' rights and responsibilities | and more!

Credit History

Why your credit history is important | What creditors look at in your history | How to read and understand your credit history|How your credit score is calculated and why it's important | How to improve your credit score | and more!

Identify Theft

What is identity theft? | Who commits these crimes? | Why college students are vulnerable | How to identify the warning signs | How to protect yourself and what to do if you become a victim | and more!

Paying for College

Types of financial aid | How to apply for financial aid | Other college funding options | Repayment options | and more!

The courses are free, and there is NO completion requirement.  You can take as few courses as you want or as many as you want, and they can be taken in any order.   To access Financial Avenue, click on the link below.  The first time you log in, you will need to click on the Sign Up tab and enter access code af9xvp

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