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Financial Literacy

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Financial Smarts: ECC’s Financial Literacy Program

Financial Literacy 101

All are invited to enjoy this engaging multimedia experience that combines a robust curriculum tailored to students' needs. In this program, you'll discover a range of online courses covering topics relevant to your everyday life. Measure your financial health and receive tailored recommendations to enhance your financial well-being. Take charge of your finances by creating a monthly budget and tracking your spending habits.

As you progress through Financial Literacy 101, celebrate your accomplishments by sharing them with your friends. Join us on this educational journey where financial empowerment is just a click away. No registration or payment is required. When first registering, use the appropriate login access code noted below. Your financial well-being starts here!

Access Codes

Begin Financial Literacy 101 by visiting When you first register, you must use one of the following login access codes:

  • General users: ECCFIN101

Specific student cohorts under the direction of your faculty/program director:

  • Student Support Services students: TRIOSSS11
  • Upward Bound students: TRIOUPB11

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Other Helpful Resources

  • ISAC Student Portal provides an interactive guide on planning for college and paying for an education.
  • is a government website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics of financial education.

Financial problems 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 for college completion. The Financial Literacy program offers free services and presentations to students and community members, as shown below.

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Student Services


Financial Aid & Scholarships

Building B, Room B156
Fax: 847-608-5460

Contact Us

Monday through Thursday: 8 am to 7 pm
Friday: Closed

*Closed Tuesday: 1 pm to 2:30 pm


Student Accounts

Building B, Room B151
Fax: 847-214-7445

Monday through Thursday: 8 am to 7 pm
Friday: Closed

**Closed Wednesdays 2 pm to 3 pm