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  • Financial Success for Young Adults

    We’ve put together a library of resources to help you flex your financial muscles and build savvy money skills that'll last far beyond graduation.

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Helpful Resources

 Interactive Learning

Reality Check

Think you’re ready to live on your own? Take this quiz from the Jumpstart Coalition to find out.

Online Game: STAX

Let’s talk investing. See what it takes to build your stacks with this investment game presented by Next Gen Personal Finance.

Online Game: Spent

Can you make it through a month of budgeting? See if you’re up to the task.

 Preparing for College

College Score Card

Compare universities and fields of study to make the right higher education choice for you.

College Board Online

Explore careers, make a plan for college (and how to pay for it), and more.

State Council for Higher Education

Get to know the universities in Virginia, what you can study at each, and helpful ways to cover tuition.

 Paying for College

Reducing College Costs

Let’s help you navigate paying for your next step after graduation.

VACU Scholarship Program

We award 30 student-members with $5,000 each academic year!

Start your financial game strong with an account from Virginia Credit Union.

Our convenient tools and personalized services make it easy to reach your money goals, whatever they might be.

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  • Creating a Budget

    A budget is simply a plan for what you want to do with your money. By sticking to it, you will have the money for the things that are important to you, whether it be setting up an emergency fund or taking a nice vacation once a year.
  • The Credit Card Explained

    Together, we’ll walk through what to look for when shopping for a credit card, and what to remember once you’ve got your card.
  • Watch: Seeing Through the Scam

    In our increasingly digital age, scammers seem to be lurking around every corner, waiting to take (or phish) your sensitive information.