Financial $marts: ECC’s Financial Literacy Program
Financial Aid 101
Join us to learn about the generous financial aid and scholarships available at Elgin Community College. See upcoming event dates below.
Financial Literacy 101
All are invited to take this free online program.
Financial Literacy 101 is an engaging multimedia experience that combines a robust curriculum tailored to the needs of students with a learning model designed to prevent financial problems before they start. No registration or payment is required. When you first register, you must use the appropriate login access code.
Begin Financial Literacy 101 by visiting financialliteracy101.org. When you first register, you must use one of the following login access codes:
- General users: ECCFIN101
Specific student cohorts under the direction of your faculty/program director:
- Student Support Services students: TRIOSSS11
- Upward Bound students: TRIOUPB11
Other Helpful Resources
- To learn more about the various types of financial aid and how to apply, view this Financial Aid 101 Session recording.
- ISAC Student Portal provides an interactive guide on planning for college and paying for an education.
- Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation - provides a wealth of guidance on opening a credit account, buying a home, money management, and investing your money.
- Mymoney.gov - a government website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics of financial education.