The White House defined personal financial literacy as “the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being” (2008 Annual Report to the President).
Financial literacy can cover a variety of topics, from daily tasks such as balancing your checkbook or paying your bills, planning and paying for postsecondary education, to long-term objectives like buying a home or planning for retirement.
The information offered below is to support you in making some of these financial decisions, and to provide you with tips and strategies on how to 1) borrow responsibly, 2) manage your student loans, and 3) prepare for loan repayment.
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Saving and Borrowing Money
Helpful Repayment Loan Websites
Direct Loan Servicer Information