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Learning to manage your finances can seem
like a daunting task.

In this section, we break down all of the basics to planning out your finances — budgeting, credit cards, taxes, and more.

In This Section


  What is a budget? Do I need one? At the most basic level, a budget is a way to keep track of the money you are getting and the money you are spending. A budget is a great way to make sure that you can cover your expenses from month to month...


The amount of financial aid each student receives is dependent on their own financial circumstances, however, even students on full financial aid will need to think about additional expenses not covered by financial aid. Students will come across...


You have probably seen credit cards in use, or maybe even have one yourself. But do you really know how they work? Read on to learn more about credit cards, why you might want one, and what you should consider before taking the plunge.  Why...


Taxes can be a dry topic, but chances are that at some point, you’re going to have to file them! Read on for some tips and tricks regarding taxes that a typical student must file. What are taxes and when do I need to file them? If you have...


When creating a budget, you may choose to set aside money for familial support or charitable giving. Here are some tips and tricks for how to do so. Family support Some students may wish to send a portion of their income to their families. If you...


    LIT™, created by Tara Falcone '11 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...