Getting Started

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Getting started is the hardest part.

You are about to embark on a wonderful journey empowering you to take ownership of your finances, while demystify daunting topics such as budgeting, taxes, bank accounts, credit cards, and more. As you explore, take note of the guidance that is relevant to you and use the abundance of Yale and non-Yale resources included on each page.

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Browse the resources below to find useful tools and articles to help you as you gain a richer understanding of your financial health. Use the filters to explore by topic or type. Be sure to tick the Yale Resources checkbox to only show results from...


Browse the following list to learn more about the financial resouces provided to you as a Yale College student by Yale's offices and departments. Peruse the list or explore by the topic of your choice. If you know of a Yale financial resource...


Work on the Finlit site began in 2019 and many folks have contributed to the research, design, and content creation. Core Fin Lit Team Nadira Abdilahi '20 Woodbridge Fellow – Office of International Affairs Jorge Anaya '19...


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