Explore our free financial literacy tools available to NC State students. These tools will provide students with helpful information that is necessary to build financial skills.
CashCourse is a free financial literacy tool available to NC State students.
Through videos, articles, calculators, and courses, CashCourse will provide you with helpful information that is necessary to build financial skills in the MyMoney Five principles below:
- Save & Invest
- Pay for Education
Fintrinsic is a free financial literacy platform available to NC State students.
1. Sign Up
Students can create sign up and create an account using this link.
2. Access the Platform
Once students created an account, they can then use this link to log into the platform going forward.
Fintrinsic is a financial literacy content platform that is specifically designed to support first generation low income (FGLI) college students, and college students more broadly. Our core product–LIT–is a library of 77 short videos (less than 5 mins each), organized into 7 Modules ranging from Money Mindset, Cash Flow, Credit/Debt, and Taxes to Insurance, Investing, and Retirement. The content can be viewed in a syllabus-like flow or “choose your own adventure” style.
Take advantage of the variety of resources available at NC State to contribute to your financial literacy development and support your financial wellness.
Financial Freedom Program
The Financial Freedom program is designed to help you learn to manage your money effectively and make wise financial decisions.
Visit their website for access to all of the resources they have available.
My Finance Academy
Learn how you can make smart money decisions and build healthy financial habits for a lifetime. Start with the free, on-demand insights and ideas of PNC My Finance Academy.
University Student Legal Services
University Student Legal Services (USLS) is a nonprofit corporation created by Student Government and funded by student fees.
USLS provides education, advice, and representation within the prepaid student legal services plan scope.
Visit their office in Pullen Hall or their website for more information.
Feed the Pack
Feed the Pack is a community-based initiative to combat food insecurity within the Wolfpack family. If you’re struggling to find the funds to purchase food, visit the Feed the Pack Food Pantry at 2221 Dunn Avenue.
For more information and hours, visit their website.
Getting help can be challenging. The Counseling Center at NC State is here to make it easier. The trained, diverse staff can address problems commonly experienced on college campuses.
If you need help, they’re available 24/7 at 919.515.2423. Visit their webpage too.
Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Do you have financial aid options to help you get through a difficult time?
Contact your financial aid counselor to find out.
Textbook and Technology Lending
University libraries have at least one copy of every required textbook for fall and spring available for a two-hour loan.
In addition, they have a wide variety of technological devices available for loan, including laptops, calculators, digital cameras, audio production equipment, and more.
April is Financial Literacy Month
At NC State the month of April is dedicated to financial literacy. The program is committed to creating financially healthy NC State students equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain lifelong financial wellness.
Visit the April is Financial Literacy Month webpage.
BUS 225 Personal Finance (Adulting 101)
Enroll in BUS 225 at NC State. The course explores economic and financial strategies used to accumulate, manage, and protect personal assets. It emphasizes income generation, expense reduction, investment selection, and wealth creation to meet future needs and goals.
Topics include investing (mutual funds, stocks, money market accounts), annuities, deferred savings, insurance, retirement planning, estate planning, and real estate finance.
The course, created with non-business majors, doesn’t have prerequisite requirements.
Free Income Tax Return Prep Service
Each year Poole College of Management Accounting students provide free assistance with income tax return forms for NC State students, employees, and area residents.
Eligibility rules apply, and dates/times change year to year.
Videos and Webinars
Access video and webinar content to further your financial literacy development and learn important skills to use towards your financial wellness.