Financial problems are distracting and worrisome for students. The LLCC staff and faculty are invested in student success. Sound financial health has been proven to be a catalyst to a student successfully completing college. The financial literacy programs we offer are services to students and community members.
Workshops & Events:
Retention & Student Success Financial Literacy Events: Attend a Financial Literacy event like the Increase your money IQ event
Money Smart Week: Every April the Student Life Office works with community partners to offer programs that help students learn about finances and win scholarships!
Financial Literacy Resources:
Annual Credit Report: site to check on your credit reports for free once per report per year.
Entrance and Exit Counseling: The Financial Aid Office has vital information students need to know before taking out a student loan and additional information they need to know when it is time to repay that loan. Please visit the Entrance Counseling and Exit Counseling pages for more information.
Financial Four: Rank the financial terms and submit your bracket to see how your results compared to our team of financial advisors and others. Site by National Endowment for Financial Education Financial Planning Association.
ISAC Student Portal: College financial planning made easy. This website provides resources, tools and people that will help you plan for college and pay for an education.
Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation – Provides a wealth of guidance on topics such as opening a credit account, buying a home, money management and investing your money.
Mymoney.gov – A government website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics of financial education.
Mycollegedollars.com –Free personalized scholarship matches and alerts so you don’t miss important deadlines.