Financial Literacy

MSS Lawton grant recipients:

MSS Lawton recipients are REQUIRED to complete a financial literacy component through the UW-Stout CashCourse as part of the Lawton requirements. 

CashCourse:

Is a free, nonprofit money management website that can provide answers and resources to better help students manage money in college.  Some popular resources includes an interactive budget wizard, finding scholarships, saving money in college, student loan repayment options, costs of studying abroad, financial planning, and many more!

Visit the CashCourse website for more information!

Spring 2014 - Lawton grant requirement:

There are 2 parts to the Financial Literacy component.  MSS Lawton recipients are required to complete both the "Be Credit Savvy" and the "Monthly Budget."

Email Kalvin Yang at yangkal@uwstout.edu if you have any questions.

Spring 2014 - Financial Literacy

1)  Go to www.cashcourse.org

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2)  First time Users:  Click "Register Now" under the Students tabCashCourse2
Returning Users:  Click "Log in"

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3a)  New Users:  Sign up for a free account.

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3b)  -OR- Returning User:  Log-in

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4)  Once you are logged in, on the "TOP" hover your cursor over and click on "My Planner"

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5)  Click on "Assignments"

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6)  Click the drop down menu and select my name "Kalvin Yang" 

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7)  Complete "Be Credit Savvy" quiz.  Click on "Begin Assignment" to start.

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8)  Complete the "Monthly Budget."  Click on "Begin Assignment" to start.

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***NOTE***
Complete AND email your Monthly Budget Worksheet to Kalvin Yang at yangkal@uwstout.edu