Financial Literacy

The Alamo Colleges District wants YOU to be in charge of your finances! The Financial Literacy programs at each of our colleges are meant to promote and support responsible and healthy financial behaviors and decisions.
Through the free, online financial literacy resource called CashCourse, a series of workshops and events, and this website, our goal is to help you make smarter choices with your money.

Cash Course

We encourage all individuals interested in building or enhancing real-life-ready financial skills to create an account with CashCourse. CashCourse is a free, online financial literacy resource that provides courses and other tools on a variety of financial topics including budgeting, credit scores, credit cards, big expenses, saving, and identity theft just to name a few.

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Financial Resources

Below, you will find a list of sites that can be quite useful in learning how to manage your finances.

Kiplinger

Offers personal finance news and business forecasting, as well as advice on investing, retirement, taxes, saving, real estate, cars, college, and insurance

MyMoney.gov - The U.S.

The U. S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education

NASFAA

Current financial aid news

Bankrate.com

Provides tools that help compare credit cards, look at college financing options, track interest rates, identify the best investment and savings vehicles, rate and rank insurance companies, and much more

Credit History Information

The 3 major credit bureaus that check/report credit scores

Experian Equifax TransUnion


Online Budgeting

Mint

Free online budgeting tool that provides necessary tools for people to meet their financial goals regarding savings, checking, investment, mortgage, and automobile loans 

BudgetTracker, Inc

A complete online money management tool designed to keep track of all your transactions and bank accounts from your computer, mobile phone, or iPad

Student Loans

Ion Tuition

Self-help web tool proived by the i3 Group that allows students to review loan status, payment amount, due date, and servicer in one location. Also includes budgeting tools and replayment calculators to assist with repayment options. This is a free service provided to students by the i3 Group on behalf of the Alamo Colleges District. 

HeroKnowl.org

Provides student borrowers easy-to-understand answers designated to get them on the right track to repayment 

Books

SPC Book Loan Program

 

Have Questions? Email us at DST-ManageMoney@alamo.edu.