Financial Literacy

There's so much to consider when it comes to getting ready for college: where to go, what to study, how to apply, how to pay for it all and, most importantly, how to make the most out of your education and money.

Student Financial Aid Services wants to empower our students with financial literacy so that anyone who uses financial aid will be able to understand and develop debt management skills.

Take control of your finances by:

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A full glossary of terms in English and Spanish is available from the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.

For more information about financial literacy, visit:

  • Mighty Money Minute - How much can your brain bench press? Take a Mighty Money Minute and improve your financial strength!
  • MyMoney.Gov - Starting point for information intended by the US government to help improve the financial literacy and education of persons in the United States. Includes information on borrowing, saving and investing, and tools to help you with financial success.
  • Preparing for College – A list of steps prepared by Federal Student Aid to help you start your milestone in higher education.
  • Disputing a Federal Student Loan – Information about how to contact the Federal Student Aid (FSA) Ombudsman Group of the U.S. Department of Education (ED) if you are not satisfied with your loan dispute resolution.

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Updated March 21, 2016


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