Financial $marts: ECC’s Financial Literacy Program
are distracting and worrisome for students.
The Student Financial Services Department at ECC is invested in student
success. Sound financial health has been
proven to be a catalyst to a student successfully completing
college. The financial resources available on this web page are here to promote a lifetime of learning. Download brochure
Financial Literacy Services Available - Free to students and community members
- Online financial literacy course-see Financial Literacy 101 below for login instructions. No registration/payment required. Just log in and begin.
- Budget Workshops: Coming spring 2014 for students and employees. Check back for dates.
- One-on-one private, individual financial counseling
- Contact Joyce Proctor, ECC Bursar & Certified Personal Financial Manager.
- Limited appointments available. Call 847-214-7380 to schedule
College Smart Fair Presentations: November, 2013
Financial Aid 101
Applying for Scholarships
How to Pay for College
40 Money Management Tips for College Students
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.