Grad Ready (Financial Literacy)
Financial Literacy & Planning for your Future!
As part of Bellin College’s efforts to fortify your financial know-how, we offer free access to Grad Ready to all students, employees and their families. Our wish is to help you feel more comfortable in today’s economy and be better prepared to manage your financial future.
GradReady is an interactive financial literacy website which provides educational materials, tools, and videos (covering many topics ranked highest in the Bellin College Financial Literacy student survey conducted in spring 2014).
GradReady offers users the opportunity to learn at their own pace, 24/7, in a flexible, user-friendly online environment.
Topics addressed in GradReady include:
- Basic information about paying for college such as filing the FAFSA and Intro to Federal Loans
- Student loan repayment options
- How to create a budget (with an online personalized budgeting tool)
- Avoiding identity theft
Each topic is highlighted by a short animated video. There are short quizzes so users can test how much they’ve learned (quizzes can be reviewed and retaken to improve scores).
We encourage students, family and employees to take advantage of GradReady and the successful tools it has to offer. Take your first steps towards creating a better future!