Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy and Money Empowerment

This is an online training course designed to equip students with the knowledge and tools needed to make wise financial decisions.

Helping Students Choose Success:

Lee University is committed to offering you the most successful college experience. Part of that experience requires students to be educated on current world issues including financial and money awareness. The purpose of this education is prevention and awareness to empower students to make healthy financial choices.

How to get started with CASHCOURSE:

  1. Click here to begin
  2. You should see CASHCOURSE in the middle of the screen - Click Login
  3. Select to Create a free account here.
  4. Complete registration including creating a user ID and password. You should use your Lee email address as the user ID.

CashCourse is an online financial education resource designed specifically for college and university students. The program takes a whole-life approach to personal finance, with resources divided into six main areas of learning:

  1. Earn: Estimate financial effects of current and future employment.
  2. Save and Invest: Grow personal assets to build savings and financial security.
  3. Protect: Protect financial resources, personal property and identity.
  4. Spend: Manage cash flow to meet financial goals and navigate financial obstacles.
  5. Borrow: Control personal credit and debt.
  6. Pay for Education: Create and implement a strategy for funding higher education.

How to get started with Ocelot FaTV Get Counseling:

  1. To begin completing Ocelot Get Counseling, click here.
  2. You will see Lee University Counseling Center on the page (understand that this is a financial counseling program).
  3. You will click the Register button to create a new account.
  4. Complete using your Lee University email address.

Ocelot Get Counseling works with Financial Aid TV to provide video vignettes and activities to educate college and university students on real world finances, primarily focusing on the following areas:

  1. Money Basics: What everyone needs to know about finances.
  2. Budgeting: A key area of financial planning.
  3. Saving Money: It’s never too soon to start.
  4. Debt and Borrowing: Is all debt bad debt?
  5. Credit Cards: What is the best decision for you?
  6. Credit Scoring: Decisions you make today will affect tomorrow.
  7. Identity Theft: Learn how to protect yourself.