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Financial Literacy College Series

College Financial Literacy Series
Presentation Options:

Financial Literacy Series: Achieve Financial Success
Financial Literacy Series: Credit Matters
Financial Literacy Series: Life After College

ICAN advisors do not present on these topics. For these presentations ICAN supplies the PowerPoint and PDF of materials and the college presents.

Financial Literacy Series: Achieve Financial Success
Summary Description:

Achieve Financial Success presents college freshmen with ways to manage their financial resources and promotes financial responsibility and wise borrowing. Students will work on budgeting, money-saving techniques, financial goals, minimizing debt and savings concepts. Topics include

  • Budgeting
  • Responsible Borrowing
  • Setting Financial Goals
  • Saving
Audience: College Freshmen

45 - 60 minutes

Financial Literacy Series: Credit Matters
Summary Description:

Credit Matters guides college students through the concepts of credit, touching on the advantages and disadvantages of credit cards, along with understanding why credit is important and how it can impact almost every major life decision. Topics include

  • Credit Card Management
  • Credit Scores
  • Credit Reports
  • Identity Theft
Audience: College Students
Length: 45 - 60 minutes
Financial Literacy Series; Life After College
Summary Description:

Life After College takes college seniors through the steps of setting up a 'real life' after college, including how to evaluate job offers and benefits packages, repay student debt and begin saving and investing for the next major milestones of home ownership and retirement. Topics include

  • Career Search
  • Employment Benefits Package Overview and Evaluation
  • Budgeting
  • Repaying Student Loans
  • Saving
  • Investing
Audience: College Seniors
Length: 60 minutes


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