Resources for Saving

  • Fill out the Emergency Fund Worksheet and calculate how much you should save for three months’ worth of basic expenses.  


Resources for Budgeting

  • Use the CashCourse Budget Wizard to learn how to make a budget that works for you.  
  • For tips about spending money on a new apartment or house, check out CashCourse’s guides to sharing costs with Roommates and Choosing the Best Apartment.   
  • Use the Spending Detective Worksheet to analyze your bank and credit card statements. Compare your bills and other expenses against your income to track spending patterns and behaviors.  

Resources for Credit Management

Resources for Loan Repayment

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In case you missed any of our past workshops, you can watch recordings here! 

Credit Management Workshop Recap

What do you know about building credit? At our latest workshop we went over how to read your credit score and report, building your credit, staying safe from identity theft, and resources to learn more information about credit. Here is a quick recap of what you...

Pathway Oregon – What Is It?

Oregon residents are being offered a generous scholarship program that has become a large topic of conversation among incoming freshman. Pathway Oregon is funding the education of 3,000 Oregonians who are Pell Grant eligible. Affording college is a daunting thought....

Study Abroad Workshop Recap

Did you miss Financial Flight Plan’s second workshop of the term? This workshop was all about letting students know about their financial aid resources related to a study abroad program. Here is a quick recap to get you caught up. The first step you have to take is...

5 Things To Do After You Have Filled Out Your FAFSA

TIME TO GET THE 2018-2019 FAFSA DONE! FAFSA is always lingering at the back of college students minds, but get rid of the lingering thought by completing your FAFSA today! In 2016 Federal Student Aid released the FAFSA application as early as October 1st – that...

Other Resources

Napkin Finance
Everything in 30 seconds. Most people struggle to learn about money and finance.
Our Napkins clarify, simplify and translate every day complex financial decisions. 

NerdWallet Cost of Living Calculator
You can compare the cost of living in two cities. Compare the costs of where you currently live to where you want to live.

Taxable Funding
Learn more about how your scholarships, fellowships, grants, and tuition reductions can impact your taxes.

Food Stamps for Students in Higher Education
Aside from being enrolled at least half-time, you must meet other criteria to be eligible for SNAP benefits.

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
The Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC or EIC, is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. To qualify, you must meet certain requirements and file a tax return, even if you do not owe any tax or are not required to file. EITC reduces the amount of tax you owe and may give you a refund.

HACSA of Lane County
Housing And Community Services Agency (HACSA) of Lane County website. HACSA is committed to providing safe, affordable, and energy-efficient housing for low-income families, elderly citizens and persons with disabilities.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
VITA is free tax return preparation. Volunteers offer their trained expertise to prepare tax returns for students and members of the community at no cost.