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Citizen’s Guide to Financial Wellness

Looking for some QUICK TIPS for being more FINANCIALLY FIT? Formerly “Treasurer Tips," this guide includes the following information.



Budgeting: Top Ten Tips

A quick refresher on how to get your finances in order

College: Student Loan Reduction Programs
Organizations that will help reduce your student loans including the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Military Service, Teaching, the National Health Service Corps and Equal Justice Works

College: Understand the Cost of College
Lists the dollar amounts and eligibility for federal and Ohio student aid scholarship programs

Credit: Improve Your Credit Score
Helpful hints on correcting errors on your credit report and improving your credit score

Credit: Get Your Free Credit Report
Contact information for the three credit bureaus, how to get your free credit report and the difference between a credit report and your credit score

Identity Theft: Protect Your Identity
Ten tips on how to protect your identity

This guide is also a great resource in the classroom.  Here are the following Ohio Model Curriculum – Financial Literacy content statements that could use these tips:

Connections to Ohio Model Curriculum
  • High School – Financial Literacy Content Statements #6, #12, #14, #21, #25

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