Fin Lit Resource Database

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Topics: Taxes

Do you know there are specific expenses related to your education that are taxable? There is a distinction between "qualified educational expenses" and expenses that do not qualify.

Topics: Earning; Employment

Start networking today! Opportunities are endless, and career decisions can be a bear, let Yale's student to alumni networking group help you.

Topics: Budgeting; Saving; Spending

Are you looking for a quick way to keep track of your monthly spending? Budgeting is important, and this calculator makes it easier to keep track of your expenses and allows you to set monthly saving goals.

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: Budgeting; Spending

If you are having trouble being approved for your first credit card, it could be due to your lack of credit. Here are some helpful tips in case you need to build credit from scratch in order to one day obtain a credit card or a loan from a bank.

Topics: Banking; Spending

A low credit score can have a large impact on your daily life. It's very important to learn how to manage your credit score and how to improve. This article has helpful tips!

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: 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: Budgeting; Earning; Saving

Keep your financial life on course. Easily track your money over time, always know what’s safe to spend, and confidently plan for the future with spreadsheets automated by Tiller Money.

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 GRE exam.

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: Earning; Employment

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