Financial Education Resources

Tools, tutorials and everyday advice to help you master your personal finances.

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Look Forward to Your Future

Whether you are a parent or a prospective student, it’s never too early to begin planning for college. “Look Forward to Your Future” is a DFI resource for students and parents who are facing questions and decisions about college and student debt.
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The ECU College Planning Center

The ECU College Planning Center is a robust platform with age-appropriate guidance to empower families on preparing, financing and successfully…
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College Planning Guide

Learn about the different options for financing your or your child’s education, how to find the right college for you or your child, and get information about what you can expect from college life.
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Car Buying Guide

Whether you’re buying used or new, have a trade or are looking to lease a vehicle, this guide is for you. Learn how to get past dealer tactics, how to calculate what you can afford and more with our Car Buying Guide.

Mortgage Guide

Don’t throw away tens of thousands of dollars by making mistakes in the mortgage shopping process. Learn loan lingo, how to understand the costs and more to find that perfect mortgage fit with our Mortgage Guide.
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Protecting Your Identity

The number of identity thefts that happen each year numbers above a billion. This guide teaches you how you can protect not just your savings, but all of your personal information.