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TRIO Financial Literacy

TRIO students are required to complete financial literacy training each academic year. Below you will find the directions for TRIO participants' requirements, as well as additional money management resources. Financial literacy training for the current year is required before receiving TRIO grant aid or financial assistance.

TRIO students:

  1. Go to www.cashcourse.org

  2. Under "students" click "register now."

  3. Follow the instructions for registration. Your email address will be used as your password. Be sure to select Lord Fairfax Community College as your institution.

  4. Once you are logged in, find "My Cash Course Planner" and click "Get Organized."

  5. Select "assignments" and choose Sarah Eaton as your professor.

  6. Complete the two assignments listed: "Budgeting Basics" and "What's Your Budgeting IQ."

TRIO staff will be able to see and track your completed assignments.

Additional resources:

http://www.mymoney.gov

http://www.360financialliteracy.org

http://www.financialliteracy101.org

http://www.decisionpartners.org

http://www.mint.com

http://www.mappingyourfuture.org/money