Financial Literacy

Contact

UW-Whitewater
Financial Literacy Office
112 Hyer Hall
Vacant
Financial Literacy Coordinator
FinLit@UWW.edu

Other Resources

 

       With the GradReady portal, you can build money management skills and find helpful tools.

       Once logged in to GradReady, you'll use a hamburger menu to navigate paths like Paying for College, or Money Management.

  • Smart About Money 

    Smart About Money or SAM, is an unbiased resource provided through the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE).  Here you will find articles, resources, calculators, and tips to help you manage your money through life’s ups and downs.

    Also, check out the On Your Own link in the far upper right hand corner for personal stories related to your personal, financial, and professional life from young adults across the country.

  • CentSai 

    CentSai encourages learning about finance through storytelling (blogs and videos).  You can ask money questions and even connect to a financial expert anywhere across the United States.  Just added is a new link devoted to student loans. 

  • Clark Howard

    Clark Howard is a consumer expert whose goal is to help you keep more of the money you make. His national radio show and website show you ways to save more, spend less and avoid getting ripped off.

    "Save more and spend less" is more than just a motto for Clark; it's a way of life!

  • Earn Spend Live 

    Earn Spend Live is “a community of women helping each other grapple their finances, navigate their career, and live life to the fullest.”  The founding editors, both professionals in their twenties, focus on managing work responsibilities and making smart financial decisions.

  • $tart with Change 
    $tart with Change is an online community dedicated to strengthening the financial know-how of you-the college student.  This site includes articles, videos and podcasts, tools and a community forum.

Campus Resources:

  • Financial Literacy-Andersen Library

    Naomi Schemm, Reference Librarian and liaison to the College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Andersen Library, has created this site to guide students through topics related to financial literacy.  She addresses many topics specific to young adults including resources available in the library. 

  • 40 Money Management Tips Every College Student Should Know-Supplemental resource from New Student Seminar.