Financial $marts: ECC’s Financial Literacy Program
Financial literacy education and how to pay for college are of vital importance to ECC students and our community. The sound, financial resources available on this web page are here to promote a lifetime of learning. Download brochure
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Financial Literacy 101
Financial Literacy 101 is an engaging multimedia experience that combines a robust curriculum tailored to the needs of students with a learning model designed to actually prevent financial problems before they start.
Begin Financial Literacy 101 at www.financialliteracy101.org
When you first register, you must use one of the following log-in access codes:
General users: ECCFIN101
Specific student cohorts (use under direction of your faculty/program director):
Student Support Services students: TRIOSSS11
Upward Bound students: TRIOUPB11
Other Helpful Resources
What’s Next Illinois - provides an interactive guide on how to plan for college and pay for an education.
Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation - provides a wealth of guidance on topics such as opening a credit account, buying a home, money management and investing your money.
Mymoney.gov - a government website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics of financial education.
Mycollegedollars.com – free personalized scholarship matches and alerts so you don’t miss important deadlines.