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Financial Literacy

The mission of the Financial Literacy Collective (FLC) is to promote wise money management practices and informed, financial decision-making. Check out the resources below for tools and tricks for building your financial foundation.

Resources 

NACE Salary Calculator

The NACE Salary Calculator takes your education, employment location preferences, potential occupation, and other factors into consideration to create the most accurate compensation and employment guidance available from nation-wide data. 

Texas Reality Check

Texas Reality Check will show you how much your living expenses will cost, and the amount of money you will need to earn to pay for them. The three different calculators, Lifestyle Calculator, Occupation Calculator, and a Quick View Calculator, will show you financial information based on your potential lifestyle, potential occupations, and the comparison costs in relation different occupations. 

Adulting 101: Webinars

In the inaugural Adulting 101 webinar, personal finance professor Michael Taylor explains the ins and outs of filing your taxes.

Student Health 101

Check out the "Money" section of Student Health 101 for tips and tricks to gain and maintain financial wellness. Articles include:

  • Budget Like a Boss in 3 Easy Steps
  • 6 Easy Ways to Build Your Credit Score--and Why That Matters
  • Your Everday Money Mistakes: 5 Ways to Spend Smarter

Podcasts

Below you will find a number of Trinity-specific podcasts created by Barbie O'Connor, author of MoneySmarts4U. These podcasts were created with you in mind, so take a moment to listen to these short info-blasts while you're doing laundry, working out, or walking to class. 

Looking for more information about financial literacy? Check out the Senior Year Experience programs, specifically the national award-winning Game of Life.