Are you looking for an entertaining, flexible and relevant program to teach college students about money? Look no further. Your students will love Foundations, and you'll love how easy it is to use!


Is Foundations Right For My Students?

Foundations in Personal Finance is being used in a variety of settings on campuses all over the United States:

  • Student Support Services
  • Athletic Departments
  • Greek Systems
  • First Year Experience
  • Residential Colleges
  • Financial Aid Offices
  • Career Service
  • Student Clubs/Organizations
  • Campus Ministries

What is Included?

  • Three disc DVD library (6+ hours of video material)
  • Instructor resources on CD-Rom
  • Five chapter softcover student guide (one required per student)
  • Foundations U online tools and resources
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What Lessons Are Taught?

  • Savings: Save for emergencies, large purchases and wealth building
  • Budgets: Create and live on a zero-based budget
  • Debt: Avoid the trap of borrowing money
  • College Student Essentials: Learn what every college student needs to know about money
  • Family, Friends and Philanthropy: Assess the impact of money on relationships

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Drop-Out Rate

University administrators say they lose more students to credit card debt than to academic failure.

"The Case for Economic Education," Junior Achievement, August 2004

Financial Education

84% of undergraduates indicate they need more financial management education.

"How Undergraduates use Credit Cards," Sallie Mae, 2009

Student Credit Card Debt

Up to one in three college students graduate with over $10,000 in credit card debt, in addition to student loans.

"Be Debt Smart" Survey, Sallie Mae, 2007

Student Loan Debt

The average student loan debt has now surpassed $20,000 for an undergraduate degree—a figure that excludes popular “private” loans that may have much higher interest rates.

U.S. Department of Education National Center for Educational Statistics, 2007