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Make well-informed decisions about YOUR finances!

The resources below are designed to help improve students’ understanding of financial concepts and services.

Financial Basics

Financial Resources

  • Budget Calculator
    Use a budget calculator to take control of your spending. 
  • Building Wealth
    A beginner’s guide to securing your financial future with online personal assessments. 
  • CashCourse
    A real-life guide to taking charge of your money featuring online personal finance tools.
  • Feed the Pig
    Tools to help you on your path to financial stability.
  • FoolProof
    Interactive, online “modules” that teach consumers about financial responsibility.
  • Mint
    Managing your personal finances in a simple, easy format.
  • Tax Guide for Students
    Tax credits and deductions for education.
  • Should You Buy or Rent a Home?
    The case for homeownership.

Sources for Grants and Scholarships

Effects of Debt on You During and After School

Auto Insurance and Auto Ownership

Health Insurance 

Contact Information:
Holly Williams
Director of Retention and Student Success
Building A, Front Entrance
Phone: 281-756-3553

Email: hwilliams@alvincollege.edu

Residency Statement: When students are admitted, their residency is based on answers to the application’s Core Residency questions and supporting documentation.  Tuition is based on this classification.  To obtain information on what constitutes district or state residency, please refer to the current catalog or visit the Admissions Office.