SFA has partnered with the National Endowment for Financial Education to provide SFA students with the knowledge and skills necessary to make important decisions relating to personal finance matters, in accordance with S.B. 1590. The Office of Student Affairs Programs has partnered with NEFE's Cash Course to offer many useful tools for students.
The learning outcomes of these programs are as follows:
Visit Cash Course and create a student account to access the features.
Below you will find information relating to two areas from S.B. 1590 which are not covered by Cash Course.
Starting a Small Business
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers advice on starting and managing a small business.
USCourts.gov offers information about bankruptcy.
Information for Women Business Owners
Comprehensive resource for women business owners from expertise.com
Student Financial Advisors are available to help you with your finances.
Contact Person: Brian Cook
Phone: (936) 468-1663
Name: Phyllis Gilbert
Visit: sfasu.edu/cee for more information
Other valuable resources may be found on the following websites:
This website offers resources for managing money.
This website educates viewers on spending money wisely.
This website provides resources for college students on managing their money.
This website can help college students calculate their debt, and understand their debt.
Ultimate Guide to Financial Literacy
At the conclusion of reviewing financial literacy resources, students should be able to:
- Identify resources for creating a student loan repayment strategy.
- Understand how to use personal finance tools that will aid in building practical life financial skills.
- Identify appropriate campus resources and opportunities for basic money management skills.