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Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness involves the process of learning how to successfully manage financial expenses and live within your means. Financial stress is a common source of stress and anxiety for college students. Keeping track of expenses, making a budget, and stick

ing to it are important skills to have in order to be financially responsible and independent. Learning how to maximize your financial wellness now will help you feel prepared to handle potentially stressful financial situations in life. 

College students make decisions that have huge impacts on their financial lives. College can be a financially vulnerable time. Financial education can help students make educated choices that align with their values and set them up for success. There are resources available to help you take control of your financial situation and develop a plan for funding college and balancing college and work.

CashCourse is a nonprofit personal finance website that teaches you the practical money skills you need to get through college and prepare for future financial challenges.

CashCourse is a FREE financial management resource for Porterville College students, providing:

  • Financial Management Information
  • Tips for Money Management 
  • Interactive Tools
  • Worksheets
  • Calculators



Financial Wellness



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