Manage Your Money

Use your college years to build a foundation for a lifetime of effective money management habits.

The Financial Aid Office at Southeastern Community College has compiled resources to assist you with budgeting, protecting your identity, and making smart financial decisions.

Steps to Avoid Student Loan Default - Understand your loan agreement, keep track of your loan information and stay in touch with your loan servicer.

Loan Repayment Options - SCC has partnered with Inceptia to provide students with support during loan repayment. This online resource is an overview of options and information related to existing federal student loans.

Monthly Budget Worksheet - Where does your money go each month? This printable, customizable worksheet can help you track your monthly income and expenses.

Strategies to Save Money - Spending habits and lifestyle choices will make an impact on your finances.

Savings Goal Calculator - Have a big purchase in mind or saving for a rainy day? See how long it will take you to reach your goal.

Credit Card Tips - Credit cards can be used to build credit, but can also get you into debt if you don't make good financial decisions.

Identity Theft - Learn helpful hints for preventing identity theft and steps to take if you become a victim.

Free Credit Report - Federal law allows you to get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company. Make sure your credit report is accurate and monitor for early signs of identity theft.

Managing Household Records - General guidelines on what documents to keep, where to keep them and how long to keep them as well as tips on creating a home filing system.

Tax Information for Students - Information on filing your taxes, education credits and more.

Money Mondays Webinars - Each Monday at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Nelnet offers brief webinars covering a variety of topics related to personal financial wellness. If your schedule doesn't allow you to participate in a live session, you have the option to view recorded webinars.

 

Disclaimer: The information presented above is made available to you for your independent use and is not a substitute for advice from a qualified financial professional. No endorsement of any third-party products or services is expressed or implied.

 

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