Get Money Smart: Online personal financial literacy training

Get Money Smart with our online financial literacy training!

Learn about budgeting and cash flow in our online training program. Completing all four modules by April 30, 2021 will earn you a Financial Literacy Basics badge to display on your LinkedIn profile and will automatically enter you into our draw! Prizes include a $500 scholarship, a $250 gift card to the bookstore, five swag boxes and more. Show off your learning skills to potential employers and complete four additional optional modules to achieve a Financial Literacy Champion badge.

This project is funded by GSA Quality Money.

Register by Oct. 31, 2020 to secure your spot in this program as spaces are limited!


The four core modules of this program include the following topics:

Module 1

Module 1: Budgeting and annual cash flow statement

You will learn why you should consider preparing a budget, how and why you should set financial goals, and how to set tell the difference between wants and needs.

Module 2

Module 2: Saving and time value of money

You will learn about savings and investment, the options available for each, as well as the value of money at different points in time.

Module 3

Module 3: Basics of credit

You will learn about types of credit, lending institutions, the terminology associated with credit, and different types of loans.

Module 4

Module 4: Debt management

You will learn how to manage your debt, good debt versus bad debt, debt repayment and what your options are if your debt becomes overwhelming.