Stephen F. Austin State University

Financial Literacy Training

Financial Advisors

There is a group on campus, with the finance department that can help you with your finances. They are known as the SFA Student Financial Advisors.

Contact Information:

Contact Person: Brian Cook

Phone: (936) 468-1663


Center for Economic Education

Contact Information

Name: Phyllis Gilbert

Phone: 936-468-2449


Visit: for more information

Financial Literacy Training

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.

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.

Bankruptcy offers information about bankruptcy.

Information for Women Business Owners

Comprehensive resource for women business owners from

Extra tips for women


Thanks to the Office of Multicultural Affairs for their presentations related to financial literacy. As presentations related to this topic come up, they will be posted here.

Additional Resources

Other valuable resources may be found on the following websites.

Hands on Banking

This website can help with managing money.

Texas Council on Economic Education

This website helps educate people on how to use money wisely

Students and Financial Literacy

This website helps college students learn more about managing their money

Debt Calculator

This website can help college students calculate their debt, and understand their debt.