Financial Literacy for College Students: Paying for College
The President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy defines personal financial literacy as "the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being." (2008 Annual Report to the President)
Applying for need-based scholarships starts with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Use this student guide to financial literacy to help you determine where to begin your college career.