Financial Literacy

There are a lot of factors for families to consider when a student wants to pursue a college education.  One of the main factors for families is usually the cost.  How much will it cost for the student to earn their college degree?  Additionally, students have the tasks of deciding which college to attend, applying for admissions, and applying for financial aid.  Below are some helpful links to get you started in your journey to obtaining a college degree.   

Success in College Guide

Paying for College

Manage Your Money

Once you make the decision of which college to attend, students should begin learning the importance of financial responsibility, saving money, managing money and budgeting.  Information about these topics as well as balancing a check book, using credit cards, identity theft and more can be found in the "Manage Your Money" section of the Mapping Your Future website.