Financial Literacy

Price of Borrowing

Not all loans are the same. Review your Award Letter and know that some loans cost more than others. For instance, unsubsidized, Parent PLUS, and Grad PLUS loans accrue interest while attending school, whereas subsidized and Perkins loans do not.

Learn about the differences between Federal Student loans and Private loans, Budgeting, loan repayment options, Identity theft and more.

For information on salary expectations by field visit www.payscale.com

Questions on student loans? Email us at Financial_Literacy@csustan.edu.

Financial Literacy Fall 2017 Workshops

Money Management for the College Student
 
Date: October 4, 2017  
Time: 5-6pm
Location: Lakeside
Presented By: Sarah Doornenbal, CPA
Hosted By: Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Learn about budgeting, checking accounts, credit cards and smart spending. Presented by Sarah Doornenbal, Certified Public Accountant.
 
Understanding and Repaying your Student Loans (RSVP)
 
Date: October 19, 2017  
Time: 4-5pm
Location: Lakeside
Presented By: Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Registered students will receive a personalized letter with their current loan information and repayment scenarios. Open to all who wish to attend but only those who RSVP will receive a personalized letter.
RSVP to financial_literacy@csustan.edu to reserve your spot!
 
Saving and Investing Workshop
 
Date: October 24, 2017   
Time: 5-6pm
Location: Lakeside
Presented By: Mike Kelly, CPA
Hosted By: Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Learn about saving and investing presented by Mike Kelly, Certified Public Accountant.
 
Credit and Credit Scores Workshop
 
Date: November 8, 2017
Time: 4-5pm
Location: Lakeside
Presented By: Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Learn the difference between your credit score and credit report. Ins and outs of Credit and Identity theft protection. 
 
Satisfactory Academic Progress Workshop (SAP)
 
Date: November 14,2017
Time: 4-5pm
Location: Lakeside
Presented By: Financial Aid, Housing and Residential Life and Academic Success Center
Learn how your academics affect your financial aid and housing.