Duck Bills Financial Literacy
Get Your Money in Check
April 17-20, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Stop by for a FREE financial check–up.
Plus, enter a drawing for great prizes (like an Amazon Fire).
For more information, call 409-933-8533.
Learn tips to dodge identity theft traps while playing a fun, interactive game on our iPads!
April 27, 12:30 p.m., LRC 131
What is “financial literacy?”
Financial literacy is knowing how to earn, save, borrow, and spend money.
When you are financially literate, you have the knowledge and skills to:
- earn or make money
- save money
- pay for an emergency expense
- manage money
- plan for retirement
- invest money
- donate money to help others
How can Duck Bills help me become financially literate?
To help students, Duck Bills and the Financial Aid Office offer the following services:
- In-class presentations on financial aid or financial literacy
- Free financial literacy workshops on budgeting, financial aid, loans, saving, or debt
- A website for accessing online financial literacy curriculum
- Free, personalized, one-on-one financial coaching sessions for scholarship searches, budgeting, saving, debt, and accessing community resources
- Fun events with prizes
Did you know…
Financial hardship—not poor academic performance—is the number one reason why students drop out of college.
Learning how to manage your finances can help you stay in school!
Funded by the US Department of Education Title V Hispanic Serving Institution Grant