Financial Literacy

"The ability to use knowledge and skills to manage one's financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial security"

-JumpStart Coalition








August 27, 2016

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Ford Field House

Raider Rally – Financial Literacy information


August 30, 2016

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

MAIN G2 Corridor – Winchester Alley

Financial Literacy Information


August 31, 2016

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Sneden 1 Welcome Center/Reception area


Financial Literacy Information


September 6, 2016

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Student Plaza – Bostwick Commons

Club and Department Day – Fall Welcome


September 13, 2016

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Sneden College Success Center

Back 2 School

September 15, 2016


Noon to 1:00 pm

MAIN 262

Budgeting Lunch and Learn – Sponsored by Lake Michigan Credit Union


September 20, 2016

11:00 am to 1:30 pm

Raider Grille

Safety Fair – Identity Theft


October 4, 2016

All Day

Main EC

Know Your Money Day with SALT

October 6, 2016

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Sneden – White Hall Reading and Dining Room

Business Etiquette Networking Experience – Sponsored by Lake Michigan Credit Union REGISTRATION REQUIRED


November 3, 2016

Noon to 1:00 pm

SCIE 302

Credit Score and identity Theft Lunch and Learn – Sponsored by PNC Bank


December 7, 2016

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Various locations SCC

CAB Stress buster – financial literacy included



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Online Resources

SALT is a dynamic, multichannel educational program provided by American Student Assistance that spans financing higher education and management of student loans, through the many financial decisions that students face after they leave school.

SALT educates, empowers and engages college students and young adults to truly own their finances, by making it immediately rewarding, easy, and fun to make smarter student loan and financial decisions. It’s offered free to students and alumni. More information on this program is available at, or by calling 855-469-2724.

If members have questions about their student loans, they can call a SALT loan counselor at 877-523-9473. GRCC Students can also contact a Loan Repayment Specialist in the Financial Aid Office at:

Veronica Beitner 616-234-2282

Becky Powell 616-234-3164

  • Self-guided online or instructor led financial program adults - FREE
  • Multi-generational for older students/alumni (Spanish or English) resource)

  • Categories for borrowers and parents - FREE

  • Resources for borrowers regarding financial wellness.