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What is financial literacy?

In addition to the various ways students may receive assistance in paying for college, the college recognizes the importance of financial literacy for its students.  Financial literacy involves skills such as budgeting, avoiding credit card debt, managing student loans, saving, internet commerce, and identity protection.  The college strives to provide various programs, publications, and credit and noncredit courses to assist students in acquiring this important information.

What resources does HCC have?

Pay for College resources
Financial Aid Services
Office of Student Life

How do I learn more about financial literacy?

The U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission is a government website designed to help everyone learn more about financial literacy.  The website contains information on paying for your college education, as well as budgeting, taxes, financial planning, and home ownership.

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