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We strive to educate, motivate, and support our students throughout their college career by giving them the tools to build a stable financial future.  

 

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Financial Literacy Facts 


People in the 18 to 24 age bracket spend nearly 30% of their monthly income just on debt repayment- double the percentage spent in 1992 (10% of net income is a recommended amount for debt obligation)

 

 

The State of Financial Literacy in America


Research has shown that as little as 10 hours of personal financial education positively affects students spending and saving habits
 

Making the Case for Financial Literacy

 

The average 21-year-old in the U.S will spend more than 2.2 million dollars in their lifetime
The State of Financial Literacy in America

Students entering college are offered an average of eight credit cards during their first week of school

The State of Financial Literacy in America

 

Want to know more about Financial Literacy?

Check out the PBS series and listen to real life stories of smart money decisions-Your Life Your Money!

http://www.pbs.org/your-life-your-money/more/what_is_financial_literacy.php

 

 

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