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Student Financial Literacy

Campus-Based Program Development

  • Dorothy B. Durband
  • Sonya L. Britt

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Dorothy B. Durband, Sonya L. Britt
    Pages 1-8
  3. John E. Grable, Ryan Law, Jodi Kaus
    Pages 9-26
  4. Ryan E. Halley, Dorothy B. Durband, Sonya L. Britt
    Pages 27-36
  5. Sonya L. Britt, Ryan E. Halley, Dorothy B. Durband
    Pages 37-55
  6. Dorothy B. Durband, A. William Gustafson
    Pages 57-64
  7. Joseph Goetz, Lance Palmer
    Pages 65-78
  8. Mary M. Bell, Jason McGarraugh, De’Arno D. De’Armond
    Pages 79-88
  9. Sonya L. Britt, Joseph Goetz
    Pages 89-107
  10. Sandra J. Huston
    Pages 109-124
  11. So-hyun Joo, Swarn Chatterjee
    Pages 125-140
  12. Jonathan J. Fox, Suzanne Bartholomae, Kate S. Trombitas
    Pages 141-166
  13. Angela L. Mazzolini, Mary M. Bell, Timothy Griesdorn
    Pages 167-176
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 177-187

About this book

Introduction

Between the global economic crisis, rising tuition costs, and the shaky job market, financial literacy is fast becoming a necessary student skill regardless of major. And given the startling statistics on student loan and credit card debt following students long after graduation, the time for personal financial mastery is long overdue .

The first full-length reference of its kind, Student Financial Literacy: Campus-Based Program Development is designed to guide professionals in implementing a new financial education program or enhancing an existing one. Its contributors are experts in personal finance and authorities on financial literacy education. The book sets out a real-world, evidence-based model complete with tools, resource lists, and websites, and covers ground-level basics as well as advanced innovations (employing and training student volunteers; research opportunities within programs; finding funding). Chapters cover all key aspects of program development, including:

  • Staffing and recruiting considerations.
  • Training and development of staff.
  • Content and delivery issues.
  • Marketing strategies.
  • Assessment of financial literacy.
  • Evaluating financial education programs.

For college and university personnel tasked with improving students’ economic education, Student Financial Literacy: Campus-Based Program Development brings the steps into clear, realistic focus for successful long-term results.

Keywords

Campus financial education program Campus financial literacy program Coping with Rising Tuition Costs Economic Education Financial Literacy Education Financial literacy training Financial wellness program Finding Funding for Student Programs Peer financial counseling Student financial literacy Student money management center University financial education programs

Editors and affiliations

  • Dorothy B. Durband
    • 1
  • Sonya L. Britt
    • 2
  1. 1.Texas Tech UniversityLubbockUSA
  2. 2.Kansas State UniversityManhattanUSA

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