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Financial Resources

 Learn how to effectively manage your finances.  Topics include but are not limited to: creating budgets, credit card debt, establishing good credit, saving for a home or managing and repaying your student loans.

 
 

 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

 

FAFSA- Electronically submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students interested in financial aid for college will need to complete this form.

 

Video: How To Complete Your FAFSA

 

CAIEF Scholarship- Scholarships available to Coyne College students.

How to Repay Your Loans- The Us Department of Education created this site to provide all of the information you'll need to manage the repayment of your student loans.

The Resource Center's Scholarship Page- View a listing of scholarships you may be eligible for. 

 

 

 

Online Calculators

Find everything you need, including calculators to help you with the math on loan payments and college cost projections.

 

CNN and Money Magazine College Calculator
http://cgi.money.cnn.com/tools/

 

Smart Money Saving for College Calculator
http://www.smartmoney.com/college/

 

Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
www.finaid.org

 

Financial Literacy

 

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy- College is a time of new found freedom for many students. But that can spell trouble if that freedom applies to personal finances too. Students need to understand basic money management skills such as living within a budget and handling credit and debt. A solid financial foundation can lead to a lifetime of financial success.

 

 

Suze Orman- Suze has been called “a force in the world of personal finance” and a “one-woman financial advice powerhouse” by USA Today. A two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, New York Times mega bestselling author, magazine and online columnist, writer/producer, and one of the top motivational speakers in the world today, Orman is undeniably America’s most recognized expert on personal finance. Follow the link to view her website.

 

Topics Include:

  • Wills and Trusts

  • Managing Debt

  • Home Ownership

  • Financial Intimacy

  • Explanation of Kinds of Insurance

  • Insurance

  • Mutual Funds

  • Retirement Planning

  • Record Keeping

  • Good Credit Unions

  • Cohabitation Agreement

  • Identity Theft

  • Paying for College

  • Stocks

  • Bonds and Bond Funds

  • Annuities

  • Taxes and Charitable Giving

 

 

Dave Ramsey- New York Times best-selling author and radio host Dave Ramsey is America's trusted voice on money. Learn how to budget, beat debt, and build a legacy with Dave's website.

 

HSBC- Become more knowledgeable about money matters with easy-to-understand explanations - from banking, borrowing money, and building a solid financial foundation, to protecting yourself online, understanding why allocation works, and more.

Tracking Your Checking Account

Practice keeping track of withdrawals, deposits, debit card transactions, and more with this fun, interactive checking account.

 

Fiscal Tiger- Read articles with valuable financial advice on such topics as:

  • Buying vs. Renting. Which is Right for You?

  • Maneuvering Through Your First Professional Job

  • Why it's Important to Look at Your career as a Financial Asset

  • How to Tell You Are Actually ready to Buy a Home

  • Poor Credit vs. Poor Income

  • How Much Debt is Too Much? When Debt Becomes Dangerous

  • Frugal Living Tips to Help You Stick to Your Budget

Suze Orman Money Tips Video Collection:

 

Topics include:

 

  • 1. What Ifs Of Life

  • 2. Bankruptcy

  • 3. Lease Or Buy

  • 4. Life Insurance

  • 5. Retirement Planning

  • 6. Will, Trust & DPOA

  • 7. 401(k) Advice

  • 8. Student Loans

  • 9. Allowance

  • 10. Loans To Family