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Being money smart can help you graduate with as little debt as possible and reduce financial stress while you're in college.
Use these resources to find out about personal finance including earning, spending and investing.
Personal Finance Resources
Finance Is Personal by
This groundbreaking personal finance resource shows you how to manage thinking, feelings, and behavior so that you can handle your money to get what you want - not what someone else thinks you ought to have to be happy.
The Commonsense Money Book by
Regardless of current earnings or age, this straightforward guide teaches readers how common sense combined with basic organization allows them to take charge of their financial future This book presents simple techniques to get ahead financially. Focusing on back-to-basics ideas regarding money and relationships in the 21st century, this guide is full of simple techniques to make finance less stressful, and tools to keep the reader in control.
Financial Basics: A Money Management Guide for Students by
This book is meant to empower students at the beginning of their financial lives with basic, straightforward information on managing bank accounts, creating spending plans, determining how much they can afford to pay for college, making student-loan decisions, establishing a credit history, and other money-management options.
The Student's Guide to Financial Literacy by
Presenting a broad array of financial knowledge, this interesting, easily understandable book will aid students and young adults in achieving their desired levels of wealth, success, and overall financial and personal fulfillment.
SALT: Money Knowledge for college and beyond
Financial resources and tools for college students provided by the non-profit organization American Student Assistance.
Mapping Your Future
Reliable money management advice and counseling, as well as online and offline resources for career exploration, and counseling aimed at helping students and families better understand student loan obligations and learn about practical money management solutions to ensure healthy finances while in school and beyond.
A free online tool from the makers of Quicken and TurboTax that allows you create budgets, manage your money and pay bills.
This website is a product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, which is made up of more than 20 Federal entities that are coordinating and collaborating to strengthen financial capability and increase access to financial services for all Americans. Learn more about the five elements of personal finance: Earn, Borrow, Save/Invest, Spend and Protect.
Manage your College Money
How to take action on choosing a bank account and avoiding fees.
In addition to being your campus ID, your Georgia State University ID, known as a Panthercard, is used to conduct financial transactions on campus. Funds for printing on campus computers are accessed with the card. In addition, you may set up a Panthercash account to use at vending machines, campus eateries, and more.Financial Aid funds may also be processed through your card.