Financial Literacy is basic personal finance knowledge. Financial Literacy information can help students make good financial decisions that will affect their financial well being now and in the future. Some financial information that all students need is budgeting, debt management, credit basics, using credit cards responsibly and preventing identity theft.
Online resources for students seeking financial literacy basics and budgeting can be found at Adventures in Education and Federal Student Aid. These sites offer a variety of financial literacy and budgeting tools designed to help students understand the basics of money management. The video below offers tips for helping you think through your budget.