Financial Literacy Resources

MOHELA offers a list of resources to assist you in college, throughout your career and as you budget and set your personal finance goals. These sites are intended to be a convenient way to find information pertaining to these topics. MOHELA does not endorse these sites and is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these sites. We regularly review and ensure links to the sites are working properly; however, links may break or be redirected to another site between reviews.

  • 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy – Helps Americans understand their personal finances and develop money management skills throughout their lives
  • AmericaSaves.org - Financial tools, savings advice and resources to help you take charge of your finances and manage your money more effectively
  • Bankrate.com - Resources and calculators for a broad range of financial topics including Mortgages, Bank Accounts, Credit Cards, Insurance, Auto, Investments, Taxes, Retirement and Financial Planning
  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – Classroom resources for educators to use to teach about money and banking, economics, personal finance and the Federal Reserve
  • Feed the Pig ® - Tools, articles and tips to help you on your path to financial stability by reducing your debt and growing your savings
  • Navigating Your Financial Future – Provides a variety of budgeting and financial resources for students and their families as they plan for life after college
  • MyMoney.gov – Provides information about how your paycheck really works, including deductions and withholdings
  • Spendster.org -Tools to help you make decisions about how you spend and save your money – Quizzes, calculators, smart money guides, worksheets, budget wizard, and more
Calculators
  • Repayment Amortization

    You can estimate your payments with various interest rates and loan terms using this calculator.

  • Repayment Plan
    Co-borrowers may view account information, change their contact information and make payments through our website. Other functions may be limited.

    You can estimate your payments under various repayment plans using this calculator.

Student Loan Industry Glossary

  • Complete FAFSA ® – Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) to see what aid may be available to help you pay for college
  • Federal Student Aid - Get ready for college or career school, learn about federal student aid and how to apply using the FAFSA®, and get information on repaying student loans
  • Federal Student Aid: Loan Forgiveness, Cancellation and Discharge - Find out whether you qualify due to your job, disability, the closure of your school, or other circumstances
  • Federal Student Aid: Military Student Loan Benefits – Information Members of the U.S. Armed Forces need to know about their federal student loan benefits
  • National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) - Lets you retrieve your loan information for your federally-owned or federally-guaranteed loans including any balances and which company is servicing them
  • StudentLoans.gov – Apply online for Income Driven Repayment plans, consolidate federal student loans, complete your Master Promissory Note, complete entrance and exit counseling, and more
  • U.S. Department of Education - Provides information about the Department's offices, programs, information and assistance services, funding opportunities, education statistics, publications and more
  • FDIC – Banking and Money, Financial Education & Literacy, Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Fraud
  • The Motley Fool - Helpful investment tools
  • www.mymoney.gov - Information, games and fun facts about money, saving and planning for the future. Also includes resources for educators and researchers
  • www.salary.com - Resources include job postings, U.S. Salary Wizard, Education Finder, Career Self Tests, Work & Life, and more
  • The Wall Street Journal - Financial news and data