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Finances for College Students

BalanceTrack: Finances for College Students
Ideas and advice on how to manage money, how to handle checking and savings accounts, credit cards, household bills, and student loans.

Repaying Student Loans
A program designed to educate about student loans and options that can make it easier to repay them.

College on a Budget: Smart Tips for Saving Money
Learn valuable strategies for reducing your living expenses, including common support programs that can save you money on healthcare, housing, utilities, and more.

Saving and Planning for College

College Savings Plans Network
A nonprofit association dedicated to making a college education affordable and accessible.

College Savings Resources
Learn about 529 Plans and other college savings options.

FastWeb
One of the oldest and largest scholarship sites.

FinAid! Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
Comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools.

SaveandInvest.org Saving for College
Guides, alerts, 529 Plan analyzer, tools and resources.

Saving for College Top performing 529 plans, financial aid basics, comparisons, and calculators.

Smart Saving for College College costs, savings options, tax credits, and savings tips.

Student Aid on the Web
Federal student aid information from the U.S. Department of Education.

Paying for College

Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid provides student financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, and work-study funds.

Scholarship for College
It is the fast and easy way to search for more than 3 million college scholarships, worth more than $16 billion, that can help pay for your college education.

Finding and Applying for Scholarships
Federal Student Aid provides a mean to search for scholarships and to apply for them.

CashCourse
CashCourse® provides financial education resources for colleges. It’s online, it’s free, it’s noncommercial, and it’s brought to you by The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) – the only nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving the well-being of all Americans.

Financial Aid Overview
The U.S. Department of Education offers a guide to options for paying for college.

Teens and Money

Teens and Money
Lessons in money management, Buying a vehicle, checking and savings accounts, credit cards and investing.

Feed the Pig
Interactive money management and financial literacy site aimed at 25-34 year olds, but also useful for teens and college students.

Financial Football
VISA and the National Football offer this fast-paced, interactive game that engages students while teaching them money management skills.

GenIRevolution
Online personal finance game for high school students developed by the Council for Economic Education.

Generation Money
Videos, games, quizzes and activities to promote financial literacy.

The Mint Money management tips, games, and tools for kids, teens, and parents.

Money Smart for Young Adults FDIC curriculum helps youth 12-20 learn the basics of handling their finances, including creating good relationships with financial institutions.

Moneytopia Online interactive game to help teens learn to save and manage money.

NEFE High School Planing Program® Nationally recognized financial education curriculum created by teachers and financial professionals, supplemented by social networking options.

SBA Teen Business Link Ideas and advice for teen entrepreneurs.

Teens and Money: Money 101 Resources, games and activities for sound money management from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

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