Financial Literacy | Northcentral Technical College

Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is important. We want to ensure that you stay financially healthy for life. That’s why we’re proud to offer free financial literacy assistance to all of our students and alumni. To offer this assistance, we’ve partnered with Great Lakes to bring you GradReady, a free, online resource that can help you finance a higher education, manage your student loans, and build money management skills. You will also find helpful financial tools:

  • Debt-O-Meter
  • Budget Creator
  • Electronic Loan Counselor

GradReady Features

GradReady includes three content tracks that students can follow.

  • Paying for College — It’s All About Making a Plan: Paying for college includes informational videos about loans, grants, and other forms of financial aid and has tools that help students plan how to pay for college.
  • Money Management — Budgeting Your Money: Money management allows students to develop a budget based on the income they can expect from their anticipated careers and learn more about how sound spending habits improve financial standing.
  • Real-World Finance — Plan for the Future: Real-world finance focuses on student loan repayment plans.

Register for GradReady

By registering for GradReady, you can access member-only content and features that have engaging videos and tools about real-world topics like credit, student loans and identity theft.

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