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Financial Literacy

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“The number one problem in today's generation and economy is the lack of financial literacy.” 
– Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman     

Do you want to avoid debt and a financial catastrophe?

Learn money management skills and basic financial principles. This information is provided by KCC and the Office of Financial Aid to help with these critical topics. Feel free to contact the Office of Financial Aid for further information. 

Debt and credit counseling websites

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KCC CashCourse® provides financial education resources for students. It’s online, it’s free, it’s noncommercial, and it’s brought to you by the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) – the only nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving the well-being of all Americans. Visit KCC CashCourse® for more information on money management.

Practical money skills

Visit Practical Money Skills for Life for more information regarding financial literacy or access the following topics addressed on their website below:

Additional financial counseling sites

Credit Scores and Reports

You are entitled to a free credit file disclosure, commonly called a credit report, once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.

Tax benefits for education

You maybe eligible for tax credits and other tax considerations while attending college.

Loan Management

Manage all your Federal Education Loans in a single place. Visit for more information.

Student Loan repayment