Literacy In Financing your Education
To use ‘real life’ scenarios in order to help students develop an understanding of how to successfully manage their money and finance their education
MSU Real L.I.F.E.
The Office of Student Financial Aid has developed the MSU Real LIFE experience to better connect with students, answer their questions about financial aid, and teach them successful money management skills. MSU Real LIFE plans to team up with organizations across campus to offer valuable presentations on budgeting, student loans, and credit, to create a website and videos to help answer students’ questions about financial aid, and to form a team of four peer financial counselors to meet with students one-on-one to help students’ individual financial questions.
What's up with MONEY MONDAYS?
MSU Real LIFE presents a new campus series: Real LIFE TV! Brush up on your financial knowledge because you'll never know when the prize patrol will hit up an area of campus near you! Correctly answer financial-related questions for the chance to win up to $100 in gift cards for educational supplies at the MSU Bookstore or other prizes.
Nelnet offers a new series to students! The Money Mondays webinar series offers students a free, easy-to-access way to learn about money from the comfort of their own computers.
Simply sign up at www.nelnet.com/moneymondays, then join the scheduled webinars to learn about a new topic each time. When you finish the series, you will have the tools you need to talk about money with confidence, manage finances more responsibly, and make solid financial plans for the future.