Services - NIU - Financial Cents



Services offered by Financial Cents:

  • Presenting informational workshops for your group or organization
  • Providing classroom presentations
  • Acting as a referral agent for the many financial resources on campus, directing students with financial concerns to the appropriate resource
  • Providing students with valuable leadership and public speaking experience through the Peer Educator and Junior Achievement programs
  • Providing ongoing support, advice, and encouragement to students
  • Providing interactive, engaging, and fun student competitions to increase financial awareness
  • An educational, interactive website that can be used as a tool for students looking for information on financial issues

Services NOT offered by Financial Cents:

  • Provide investment consultation
  • Provide one-on-one financial counseling
  • Access personal student records
  • Provide any legal advice

Workshop Topics include:

  • Budgeting
  • Financial Aid and FAFSA
  • Repaying student loans
  • Understanding, managing and eliminating credit card debt
  • Understanding your credit score
  • Protecting yourself from identity theft
  • Beginners guide to investing
  • How to negotiate your salary
  • Your guide to apartment hunting
  • And more to come!
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Tip Jar
Make a budget: Creating a budget is fairly simple, and allows you to better visualize your financial picture.  This is vital to keeping your finances in order.
Visit the Financial Cents Tip Jar