Financial Literacy with Financial Avenue #KNOWL
Financial Literacy with Financial Avenue
SAIC has partnered with a Financial Avenue and the Knowl, our helpful financial literacy and student loan knowledge owl, to provide a free online financial literacy tool and help you manage your money and loans more effectively.
What is Financial Avenue?
Financial Avenue was created by Inceptia, a non-profit division of National Student Loan Program (NSLP) to help SAIC students and alums become more financially savvy. The idea behind Financial Avenue is to provide students with smart resources to help demystify the world of personal financial. It is about empowering you with smart money basics so you can make informed decisions.
Financial Avenue and the Knowl offer ten online courses that take on big financial literacy topics in a way that will interest you. Courses include paying for college, budgeting, credit and identity theft, managing student loans, understanding your paycheck and more.
To get started using Financial Avenue, you will need to create your account :
1. Go to FinancialAvenue.org.
2. Click the “Login” link at the top of the page.
3. Within the “Don’t have an account?” section, select “Sign up now!”
4. Use SAIC’s Access Code: SAICGO and click Sign Up.
5. Create your account by populating the required fields.
Student Loans and HeroKnowl.org
Student loan borrowers should also go to HeroKnowl.org to meet the Knowl at Student Loan Knowledge Headquarters! He’s got knowledge to share about student loans and to help keep your financial stress low. The Knowl will give you all the advice you need, some smart tips and a good game plan to stay on top of your student loans, whether you’re in school, in repayment, or in between.