This is a collection of hand-picked links to great money management resources:
Created by the U.S. Department of Education with student input, this site offers information and resources about planning, preparing, and paying for college.
The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid - the first stop on the web for students looking for ways to finance their education.
Net Price Calculator
Use this tool to estimate how much your family will be expected to contribute and gain insight into your financial aid eligibility.
Tax Benefits for Education
This IRS site provides information on tax credits, deductions, and savings plans available to taxpayers to assist with the expense of higher education.
Student Money Management
This website by Emory provides students with a personal financial management foundation.
Bankrate.com is an amazing website that can serve as a great starting point for anyone looking for information about loans, investments, and insurance. The website also features a unique mix of calculators that figure things such as whether or not the distance you drive for cheaper gas is worth the lower price. Check out the glossary of over 1500 financial terms!
This website provides students with easy to use calculation programs that calculate loan repayment, interest rate comparisons, and both in-school and out-of-school budgets. The website also features an advanced ledger.
Have you ever wondered how much doctors really makes? Salary.com provides a comprehensive list of possible careers and their corresponding median salaries. Students can search for salaries based on city and state averages. There is also a cost of living calculator which shows adjustments for cost of living and compensation when comparing two cities.
Sallie Mae's Managing Your Money website is a great resource for students who need to find information about topics ranging from "Financing Your Education" to "Credit Card Tips." Featured on the website are useful brochures packed with information that can assist students with many financial decisions. In addition, the website links to other financial resources such as scholarship websites and a debt management adviser.
College Savings Calculator
This tool helps families estimate how much they should save for college education expenses and helps parents develop a savings plan.