Fin Lit Resource Database

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Topics: Budgeting; Spending

As you prepare for grad school, you may need to take standardized admission exams. If you are eligible, you may apply for a graduate exam fee waiver for the MCAT.


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Topics: Budgeting; Saving; Spending

Mint brings together everything from balances and bills to your credit score and more. It’s your financial life, in one place that’s easy to understand. It’s free and easy to get started, and we connect to almost every US financial institution connected to the internet. In just minutes, you’ll see where your money is going and get ideas on how to stretch it farther.

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: Spending

Is charity important to you? Are you looking for a good cause to donate to? Follow these steps to informed giving, so you can donate to a good cause.

Topics: Budgeting; Spending

As you prepare for grad school, you may need to take standardized admission exams. If you are eligible, you may apply for a graduate exam fee waiver for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Topics: Taxes

This publication explains tax benefits that may be available to you if you are saving for or paying education costs for yourself or, in many cases, another student who is a member of your immediate family. Most benefits apply only to higher education.

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; Spending; Taxes

Questions about financial aid documents? Want to know what Yale's financial aid means for your family? Want to figure out what you are paying and why? Want to make an appointment? The Financial Aid website is your first stop!

Topics: Financial Aid; Spending; Taxes

Want to better understand what you are paying and when? Want to keep track of your payments? Looking to learn more about financial aid, or tax reporting? Click here to learn more.

Topics: Emergencies

Yale's own emergency funding site to petition financial support for when life throws you a curve ball. This system is designed for currently enrolled students who experience emergency and unexpected financial hardship directly related to their education at Yale.

Topics: Earning; Employment

Looking for a student job? Click here to find the right student job for you! Many students

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.