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Financial Literacy Program

Computer-based Training Resources

Computer-based instruction is a user-friendly and easy way to learn financial skills. The information is organized into modules that can be completed in a short time at your own pace. The many computer-based instructional programs include topics such as budgeting, financial planning, and banking. Additionally, you can learn more about debit/credit cards, identity theft, setting financial goals, and saving.

  • CashCourse, a National Endowment for Financial Education online resource, is a comprehensive money management program designed to assist young adults in making informed financial decisions by providing them with information and resources. CashCourse is a free, unbiased and noncommercial financial education solution. It offers reliable resources to help develop financial knowledge and skills.

In addition to articles, the CashCourse features:

Worksheets and calculators
A “Budget Wizard” tool to help young adults manage their spending
An online dictionary of financial terms
A credit module on the importance of managing and protecting credit

  • AAMC FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services and Tools) for Medical Education is a comprehensive financial literacy program for medical students. One of the resources offered is Financial Literacy 101. This online program consists of modules covering a series of financial topics

FIRST also offers these features:

AAMC Deferment Eligibility Chart
Entrance and Exit Counseling
Fact Sheets for Graduating Students
Financial Aid Tool Kit
Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Scholarship Programs
Loan Repayment Options
Medloan Organizer and Calculator
Money Management Tools for Medical Students

For other computer-based instruction, please see Other Computer-Based Instruction.


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