CollegeBuys: Discounted Educational Supplies
CollegeBuys, powered by the Foundation for California Community Colleges, offers discounts of up to 85 percent on a wide range of educational products—from industry-leading software and technology to high quality office and classroom furniture. Start shopping for supplies now!
Do you know your credit score? Credit affects more aspects of your life than you may realize — the ability to buy a home or car, get a credit card, rent an apartment, or even get a job can be affected by your credit score. Check out What’s Your Credit Score?
Are you on track with your finances? Check out 10 Steps to Financial Success to see if you’re on your way to a stable financial future.
Having health insurance is a big part of Financial Wellness for students. You maay be eligible for subsidies that offset the cost of health insurance. If you still don’t have it, start the process with the Covered California website.
Financial Wellness Quiz
What is your financial attitude? It may help you understand how you feel about money and to work toward a better financial picture. Take this quiz to see where you stand (you can print the document or write down your answers on a piece of paper).
When you’re in college, it can feel like money is always tight. To help you take charge of your finances, the California Community Colleges system offers a free tool called CashCourse. This website can assist you in managing your money, and understanding the implications of taking out a loan to pay for college. If a loan is necessary to make your higher education dreams a reality, the tool can also guide you in developing a responsible plan for repayment.
CashCourse is an online financial education tool created by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), the financial literacy partner of the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. CashCourse is completely free to students, educators, and colleges.
To visit the CashCourse website, click here.
If this is your first time visiting CashCourse, please remember to select your college from the pull-down menu when completing your registration, so when you log in next time, you can access information specific to your college.