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Financial Literacy

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“The number one problem in today's generation and economy is the lack of financial literacy.” 
– Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman     

Want to avoid debt and a financial catastrophe?

Learn money management skills and basic financial principles. This information is provided by KCC and the Office of Financial Aid to help with these critical topics. Feel free to contact the Office of Financial Aid for further information. 

Loan management

Your loan de-stress hero You’re not alone when it comes to student loans. KCC has partnered with Inceptia, a division of National Student Loan Program, to offer FREE assistance on your Federal student loan obligations to ensure successful and comfortable loan repayment.

Inceptia’s friendly customer representatives may reach out to you during your grace period to answer questions you have about your loan obligation and/or repayment options. They may also contact you if your loan(s) become delinquent.

This partnership will help you explore a wide variety of possibilities such as alternative repayment plans, deferment, consolidation, discharge, forgiveness, and forbearance options. For additional resources including information on repayment options and loan guidance, please visit Inceptia’s Federal Student Loan Overview website or Financial Avenue Loan Guidance access code:9K467M.

Debt and credit counseling websites

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KCC CashCourse® provides financial education resources for students. It’s online, it’s free, it’s noncommercial, and it’s brought to you by the National Endowment for Financial Education® – the only nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving the well-being of all Americans. Visit KCC CashCourse for more information on money management.

Practical money skills

Visit Practical Money Skills for Life for more information regarding financial literacy or access the following topics addressed on their website below:

Additional financial counseling sites

Credit Scores and Reports

You are entitled to a free credit file disclosure (credit report), once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.

Tax benefits for education

You may be eligible for tax credits and other tax considerations while attending college.