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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



 November 3, 2016

 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

 SCC 336

 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



There is more information available on repaying your student loans!


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.