Learning how to use your money wisely will help you make informed financial decisions and build a strong foundation for your future.
The financial decisions you make now will have a lasting impact on your future. We firmly believe that money management is an important, practical skillset for all students to learn, and practice. Developing positive saving and spending habits will benefit you throughout your life.
While this educational program is neither mandatory nor applicable as course credit, we strongly encourage you to browse through this section. Use the websites. Take some free, short lessons. Ask questions. SFS will continue to offer related opportunities and events each semester.
Further, interested students, on-campus clubs/organizations, and faculty and staff members are always welcome to contact our office to request a presentation by a financial aid counselor trained and/or certified in personal finance management.
Manhattan College does not provide legal, financial, or tax advice. Financial literacy resources are provided for informational purposes only. Manhattan College is not responsible for any financial repercussions including, but not limited to monetary losses, property, or investments experienced by a student or affiliate as a result of accessing financial literacy content, as provided in all forms (website, in person, electronic correspondence, or written materials). Students should seek consultation with a professional tax and/or financial advisor before taking any financial decision or action that could negatively impact their personal finances.
The Manhattan College website contains external links to third party content hosted on unaffiliated sites and servers. Manhattan College makes no representations whatsoever regarding the accuracy or security of third party content/sites that may be accessible directly or indirectly from the Manhattan College website. Linking to these third party sites in no way implies an endorsement or affiliation of any kind between Manhattan College and any third party, including legal authorization to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyrighted materials belonging to any outside entity.
CashCourse is a free resource with tips and tools for managing your money.
Broad topics covered include financial basics, paying for college and economic survival. Get started today and learn more about:
The TG Learning Center is a free online resource that teaches students critical financial skills they need to succeed through brief, engaging lessons.
Read more about the program, then follow the instructions below to sign-up.
Temporarily enable your Internet browser pop-ups or select an option to allow pop-ups if a security message appears.
1. Register a New User account and log in.
2. Click Launch Learning Center.
3. Copy+paste a Special Access Code in the appropriate field, depending on your class standing:
4. Complete the sign-up process. Special access code users will receive an email about an hour afterward indicating that your Learning Plan is accepted. You can then re-visit the website to start the lessons.
5. Refer to the middle column while logged in to the Learning Center, titled My Learning Center. You must finish all the required courses and associated quizzes to successfully complete a learning plan.
Complete the courses provided through TG Financial at your own pace. Lessons are 10-15 minutes long and interactive. Additional lesson topics are available under Course Catalog. See the FAQ section for more information and technical assistance.
TG Financial is aware that there are some technical incompatibility issues experienced by users trying to access their individual TG Learning Center. Manhattan College was recently informed that there are some incompatibility issues with users who prefer:
In observance of National Financial Literacy Month (April 2013), we are offering a peer mentorship program to enrolled students presenting personal finance questions and concerns.
The resources below can help you take control of your personal finances before, during, and after earning your college degree.