Welcome to PCC Library. The Library Catalog is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, articles, and other materials.
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
Set up by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, with guides for all life stages and personal finance
The official site to request your annual credit report, for free: find your "credit score", check for errors and set up fraud alerts if necessary
Budgeting and Saving
A channel on How Stuff Works.com, with lots of helpful guides on personal finance
Free credit score and other services to track changes to your score
Consumer advocate and commentator: site features articles and links to recommended services.
Commentator and author provides advice and resources for those striving to be debt-free
Lots of calculators for estimating credit card debt, savings, loan costs, and more
Connecting university resource specialists and consumers, with articles and tools to learn about personal finance
Feed the Pig
Interactive and socially networked, pitched to those in the 25-34 year range-- tools and tips for managing finances
How Interest Rates Work
Basic guide to the essentials about cumulative interest
Download various designs of graph paper, and print as you need
To-the-point essays about the essentials for planning and managing your finances, plus tools for understanding how to pay off credit, or plan for retirement.
From Bankrate.com, an easy way to visualize how interest accrues and affects your loan payments
Set up a family budget, track progress on your personal financial goals
Money Smart : a financial education program
Personal finance training modules and curriculum, from FDIC. Seven languages available.
Reliable financial information, current news, articles from government agencies for consumers. Available in Spanish
The Motley Fool exists, they say, to "educate, amuse and enrich." Several helpful sections for the beginning investor, such as the "13 steps to investing", and the articles in the section "Valuing Stocks
Net Price Calculator
Estimate the full price of your PCC education
Shop for discounted gift cards for lots of retailers, or trade in one of yours to a buyer
RAND Financial Literacy Center
Newsletter, research projects, tracking success in financial literacy programs: for those planning money management and financial literacy instruction
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Tutors are available to you both in person and online, and the service is free! Cascade, Sylvania, Rock Creek and Southeast Center each have a tutoring center with excellent in-person tutors in most subjects. If you're working on a paper, the writing tutors are popular (so don't wait until the last minute)! You can get more information about each campuses hours and locations at the links below:
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Gateway for PCC students beginning the school financing process
Financial Literacy and Access to Improved Resources (FLAIR)
How PCC staff are working to improve student access to college-related finances and information. Provides links to news and documents useful for students learning to manage their financial obligations.
Gainful Employment Disclosures
Costs for PCC Certificate programs
For faculty and staff of PCC, looking for assistance in seeking grants for programming
START Lab locations
Complete your New Student Orientation at a PCC START Lab. Services include:first term advising, and assistance in starting the FAFSA form
Budgeting and Financial Decision-Making (38 minutes, 11 segments)
Credit, Borrowing, and Debt (37 minutes, 9 segments)
Paying your way through college (29 minutes, 11 segments)
Taking Credit: Understanding Loans, Credit Cards, and Other Debts (26 minutes, 8 segments)
Your Money, Your Life: Empowering Young Adults to Get Their Money Right (60 minutes, 29 segments)
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