Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness includes things like your income, savings, and expenses as well as how you understand your financial situation and resources.


Be Financially Well

Understand Financial Aid

  • Knowing your way around loans, grants, work study, scholarships and student employment can be tough. Luckily the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships can help you navigate it all. Stop by and see them at LUB100.

Create a Budget

  • Knowing how much money you are spending and how much money you have coming in can be helpful in a lot of ways. It can reduce stress and anxiety and it can you build assets and reach goals. It’s important that when you create your budget you stick to it! Don’t know where to start? Schedule an appointment with MoneySmart Lakers today!

Resources

On Campus

Financial Aid

  • Learn about tuition payment options
  • Understand the benefits of work studies and student employment 
  • Apply for grants, scholarships and loans

Career Center

  • Receive help to improve your resume and cover letter
  • Practice your interview skills
  • Learn how to network

Handshake

  • Search for employment and internship opportunities
  • Apply for jobs
  • View upcoming events, such as job fairs

Off Campus

GreenPath Financial Wellness

  • Receive financial counseling
  • Learn about tools to help you get out of debt
  • Access money management resources

Project Green

  • Receive help to achieve economic empowerment 
  • Attend Money Talk Workshops
  • Learn how to control, save, and increase your money

United Church Outreach Ministries

  • Programs to learn basic financial management skills, such as budgeting and eliminating debt
  • Monthly personal finance workshops
  • Programs offered in both Spanish and English 

 

Online

CashCourse

  • Free financial education courses
  • Utilize self-guided financial tools
  • Learn financial goal setting skills

PocketGuard

  • Personal finance app
  • Track your spending
  • Help develop a budget

Mint

  • View all of your finances in one place
  • Check your credit score for free
  • Receive suggestions based on your spending