Student Resources

It is never too early to begin creating good habits around personal finance. CCCS provided student resources for students getting started with personal finance, preparing for college or preparing to repay student loans.

Games
Bank it or Bust

Summer’s here and it’s your senior year. You’ve decided to buy a car but you don’t have the cash yet, so you picked up a job. See if you can save money and make a budget for the next 10 weeks so you can get a car. 

Financial Football

Test your money management skills by answering financial questions allowing you to move down the field and score touchdowns. 

Financial Soccer

Put your financial skills to test while moving down the field trying to score. 

Rags to Riches

You just opened your first business selling t-shirts on your own website. See if you can keep it in business. 

Paying for College

FAFSA
Complete FAFSA to get federal aid for college, career school, or graduate school. To learn more about FAFSA, click here.

Saving for College
529 Plans are education savings plans operated by state or educational institutions designed to help families set aside funds for future college costs.

Preparing for College
There is much to consider when it comes to getting ready for college. It is never too early or too late to explore your options.

Grants and Scholarships
Grants and scholarships are free money to help you attend school. Find out what grants and scholarships you can get. 

Repaying Your Student Loans

Repay Your Loans
Understand the repayment process from Federal Student Aid.

Deferment and Forbearance
Find out if you qualify for a deferment or forbearance which can temporarily postpone making payments or temporarily reduce the amount you pay.

Repayment Estimator
Use the Repayment Estimator to estimate your federal student loan payments under each repayment plan.

Helpful Websites

Financial Entertainment
Financial Entertainment is a library of free online and mobile games that aim to improve personal financial capability, self-confidence, and knowledge.

Generation Money
Generation Money is about of Channel One News, which is a digital content provider focused on encouraging kids to be informed, digital-savvy global citizens.

Jump$smart Reality Check
Find out how much your so-called dream life will cost.

Kids.gov
Kids.gov is the official kids’ portal for the U.S. government. 

Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential.