Manage Your Money

Managing your personal finances is a major problem for many. KHEAA’s online version of It's Money, Baby  shows you how to manage your paycheck, the difference between debit and credit cards, how to avoid identity theft, and other things you need to know.

Be a Responsible Borrower:  Plan Ahead and Graduate With Less Debt is a Department of Education brochure which gives you tips on Federal Student Loans.

Financial literacy is an essential life skill for the 21st century. Increase your financial knowledge with Cash Course.  Managing your money can be overwhelming. What budget killer can pose the greatest threat to your wallet? What do you need to know about managing your money? Learn the financial basics. 

It's Money Baby and Cash Course cover topics such as:  

    •    Budgeting & Financial Planning 
    •    Overspending 
    •    Banking Your Money 
    •    Dealing with Debit & Credit Cards 
    •    Mixing Money & Family 
    •    Protecting Your Credit 
    •    Preventing Identity Theft 
    •    Avoiding Quick Financial Fixes 
    •    Setting Financial Goals 
    •    Saving Money 
    •    Planning to Be Rich 
    •    Planning for Retirement


Top Ways to Graduate DEBT FREE!

  1. Complete the FAFSA each year as soon as possible after January 1st for the upcoming academic year.
  2. Research state scholarship and grant programs.
  3. Apply for institutional scholarships.
  4. Explore private scholarships.
  5. Inquire about work programs on campus.
  6. Set up a payment plan for tuition.
  7. Work during breaks to save for textbooks.
  8. Live like a college student now, so you don't have to later.
  9. Use all available resources.  The programs referenced above "It's Money, Baby" and "Cash Course" are great tools to help manage your money.