Resources for Financial Aid Offices
With recent reports highlighting the struggles community college students face to make ends meet, financial literacy is critical for our students, our schools and our communities. Here are some resources for students and examples of financial literacy websites. HEAG will be posting additional resources and news throughout April for Financial Literacy Month. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for more information you can distribute to your students.
2017 Special Report Making Ends Meet: The Role of Community colleges in Student Financial Health by the Center for Community College Student Engagement
Does your community college have a Financial Literacy website?
Here are a few examples:
Want to engage your students in financial literacy?
Here are some engaging financial literacy quizzes and games you can share with your students:
- Can you ace this financial literacy quiz?
- Play financial football!
- CashCourse – Your Real-Life Money Guide
Follow HEAG in April for more #financialliteracy tips that you can share with your students. The sooner students understand the concept of monthly budgeting, the sooner you may see improvements in your student loan default rates.