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Helpful sites and tips for increasing your knowledge and awareness of financial matters.

Your Credit Score - a FREE credit report - no strings attached. You can request one per year.

Understand Your Credit Score - Fair Isaac and Company (FICO) credit education center provides detailed information on understanding credit and credit scoring.

Hands-on Banking - a fun program that covers the basics of good money management for all ages. Skills you need to build a bright future.

Jump Start - a private organization designed to increase personal financial education for all ages. Scroll down and click on the "Clearinghouse" link. There are hundreds of free publications on a variety of topics.

NEFE - National Endowment for Financial Education. Check out the "Help for Consumers" link.

Entry-Level Starting Salaries - Bureau of Labor Statistics. Search the Occupational Outlook Handbook for starting salaries of various occupations.

Mapping Your Future - A general money management site discussing money and career issues.

LSSU's Helpful Hints - A variety of tips to help you understand and manage financial matters.

Loan/Cost Estimator - Help for determining how much LSSU will cost for you, and how much loan you may need

Federal Student Aid - Your source of information from the U.S. Dept. of Education