Budgeting &
Career Planning

Budgeting &
Career Planning

Use the links you'll find here to financially plan your college years as well as life after college.

Financial Awareness Counseling

This link will assist students on many different financial topics, including budgeting, saving and successfully managing student loans. (Click on budgeting icon on the page that comes up to begin video.)

Hands on Banking

A fun, interactive site that teaches money skills such as banking basics, budgeting, credit and more.


This web site will help you look for information on how to finance the rest of your college education or successfully land a job.  This web site is designated Iowa's College Access Network by the National College Access Network (NCAN). You'll find information on:

  • How to succeed in college
  • Navigating life on campus.
  • Choosing career and interest areas for life after graduation.
  • Paying for college.
  • Managing your money.
  • Additional tools, links and resources

Generation Money

Sponsored by channel one, this site includes many fun and interactive tools to test your financial knowledge and learn basic financial skills.

Repayment Chart for Federal Loans and for Private Loans

Iowa Student Loan has made available the Standard Repayment Plan Chart for federal loans and a Private Loan Repayment Chart, which includes interest only payments and a monthly payment plan based on 240 monthly payments.