Sites and Links to Assist with Financial Management

360 Financial Literacy The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) maintains this financial literacy website for personal information, education, and communication pertaining to the various stages of an individual’s life to help the individual make the most appropriate financial decisions.

Annual Credit Report is a centralized service for consumers to request free annual credit reports.

It was created by the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies – Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.

Understanding Your Finances: A Guide for College Students gives a comprehensive guide on how to get the most out of the money you save for college, what accounts and forms you should be submitting, choosing the best school for your financial circumstances, the student loan process, and more.

Annual Credit Report provides consumers with the secure means to request and obtain a free credit report once every 12 months from each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies in accordance with the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act).

Bank Rate Bank Rate publishes original and objective personal finance stories to help consumers make informed financial decisions.

Their staff of award-winning reporters and editors provides expert advice on just about every major financial decision facing their readers: from purchasing their first home to selecting a new car, to saving for retirement.

Bankrate’s unparalleled combination of comprehensive rate information and original financial content is what makes them unique and such a valuable resource to their audience.

Debt Management Websites While obtaining a certificate from Atlanta Institute of Music and Media (AIMM) is a wise decision to help students achieve their career goals, it is also extremely important for students to make wise decisions regarding the management of any student loan debt or other forms of debt both while in school and upon graduation.

In an effort to assist students in their own debt management efforts, our office has provided the following list of debt management websites that we feel to be beneficial.

Identity Theft This Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft.

It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft. On this site, consumers can learn how to avoid identity theft – and learn what to do if their identity is stolen.

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Financial Aid Department

Kaamilya Duling

Director of Financial Aid

Robin Forte-Burrell

Assistant Director of Financial Aid