Fin Lit Resource Database

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Topics: Loans; Student Loans

So you or someone you love has been accepted to college. Congratulations! Now it's time to decide how to pay for it. Here's how to get a student loan that works for you — and, eventually, pay it back.

Topics: Budgeting; Earning; Loans; Saving; Spending; Taxes

LIT is a financial education program that teaches students how to manage their money while in school and prepare for financial life after graduation. Over the course of ~80 videos, LIT guides students through seven major personal finance topics: Money Mindset, Cash Flow & Net Worth, Credit & Loans, Taxes, Insurance, Investing, and Retirement.

Topics: Loans; Student Loans

The Financial Aid Office at Yale offers several loan options for students. There's also advice here for parents/guardians. Don't forget: loans don't have to be big! Yale offers loan options for small amounts too.

Topics: Loans; Student Loans

Whether you just graduated, are taking a break from school, or have already started repaying your student loans, these tips will help you keep your student loan debt under control.

Topics: Financial Aid; Grants, Fellowships, and Awards; Loans; Student Loans

Going to college has a ton of benefits — it’s fun, educational and can lead to a roughly $30,000 annual earnings premium for people who graduate with bachelor’s degrees. But it is also undeniably expensive.

Topics: Budgeting; Earning; Loans; Saving

This multi-page guide will provide suggestions made by peers for how to approach your finances so that you can minimize your stress and maximize your academic success.

Topics: Loans; Student Loans

Are you trying to figure out if a student loan is bad or good? In reality, all loans can be both but managing your debt carefully is important.

Topics: Loans; Student Loans

Whether you just graduated, are taking a break from school, or have already started repaying your student loans, these tips will help you keep your student loan debt under control.

Topics: Budgeting; Earning; Emergencies; Employment; Financial Aid; Grants, Fellowships, and Awards; Investing; Loans; Saving; Spending; Student Loans; Taxes

Looking to get some money for summer travel? Cant figure out how to fill out that annoying financial doc? Or just looking for some pro tips on financial wellness? We got you. This page is full of amazing resources, curated and written by folks who's primary interest is your financial well being. Click on any of the campus resources below to learn more

Topics: Loans; Student Loans

Taking out a loan for the first time? This site gives an easy, quick overview of Student Loans. A student loan is money that you borrow for college and pay back with interest. These college loans help pay for tuition, books, room and board, and other education-related costs.

Topics: Budgeting; Loans

Nerds make even the most complicated money questions and topics simple to understand. Helpful tools: Side-by-side comparisons, smart calculators and straightforward simulators help you make sense of your options.

Topics: Banking; Budgeting; Loans; Saving; Spending

A personal finance website covering broad range of topics such as credit cards, loans, financial planning, insurance and mortgages.