College Personal Finance Course 101

Section 1: Introduction

   Welcome! (Video)

   Why We Created This Course

Section 2: Mandatory Expenses in College

   Introduction: Tuition and Room & Board

   Textbooks (Video)

   Tech

   Food

   Furnishing Your Dorm

Section 3: Other Expenses in College

   Introduction (Video)

   Events for Entertainment

   Personal Entertainment

   Clubs & Organizations

   Parking & Transportation 

Section 4: Creating a Budget in College

   Introduction

   Step 1 - Calculate Income

   Step 2 - Calculate Expenses

   Step 3 - Calculate Debt

   Step 4 - Calculate Savings

   Step 5 - Balance Your Budget (Video)

 

Section 5: Using a Checking Account

   Introduction (Video)

   Choosing and Opening a Checking Account

   Using Your Checking Account

   Benefits of a Checking Account

 

Section 6: Building Credit

   Introduction (Video)

   How to Start Building Credit

   Tips for Building Credit

   Why Credit Matters

 

Section 7: Student Loans

   Introduction (Video)

   Student Loans 101

   Paying Interest While in School

   Other Tips for Managing Student Loans

   Refinancing and Consolidation (Video)

 

Section 8: Making Money in College

   Introduction (Video)

   Get a Local Job

   Find a Job On Campus

   Freelance

 

Section 9: Final Thoughts

   You're On Your Way!

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