A solid financial foundation can lead to a lifetime of financial success. Somerset
Community College encourages students to take an interest in personal finances, budgeting,
saving, identify theft, credit scores, managing debt and much more. This page is meant
to provide information and access to other tools to assistance with lifelong financial
The Somerset Community College Financial Aid office provides information to help
students understand the
sometimes confusing and complicated world of financial aid and student loans.
- Financial Literacy for Students
Annuity.org provides free resousrces including information on scholarships, how student
loans work, and how to plan for the future.
- NSLDS Student Loan Access
NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and
grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title
IV loans and/or grant data.
- Department of Education’s (DOE) Your Federal Student Loans
DOE has made this PDF brochure on the basics of debt and how to manage it.
- DOE’s Federal Student Aid Website
This website provides online video tutorials and articles of various subjects related
to literacy including; “How to Pay for College” and “Preparing for College”
- It’s Money Baby
Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) Financial Literacy website
designed to provide information to students on budgeting, insurance, investments and
It’s Money Baby is also available in a student friendly online magazine. http://kheaanews.com/itsmoneybaby/pageflip.html
- Mapping Your Future
Mapping Your Future is a free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money