Financial Cents is a campus-wide, comprehensive financial literacy program aimed at increasing student financial awareness and knowledge. Financial Cents covers a wide variety of financial issues and education through programming, workshops, informational booths, campus referrals, community involvement, and an educational and interactive website.
The goal of Financial Cents is to provide students with resources and education to enable them to make informed financial decisions with the understanding that the choices they make today affect their financial future.
The program is advised by a board comprised of representatives from all over campus.
The Financial Cents program is designed to improve financial literacy of NIU students and the local community by conducting outreach and providing a variety of resources empowering participants to make informed financial decisions.