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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University administrators say they lose more students to credit card debt than to academic failure.
"The Case for Economic Education," Junior Achievement, August 2004
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