Completing a college degree is one of the most responsible things a young adult can do. Having the financial literacy to properly use all of the new opportunities that come with a degree is next on that list.
Resources for high-school students thinking about college
The Oklahoma Money Matters website provides advice for young people thinking about college, along with many other articles.
Articles for teens
Articles for parents
Resources for students in college
The Oklahoma College Assistance Program, part of the Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education, offers information about planning for and succeeding at college from a financial perspective.
Another resource from the Oklahoma Regents, the Oklahoma Money Matters website, provides student-, parent-, and consumer-oriented financial information.
- Financial Calculators
- ID theft protection
- OKMM Student Resources
- Setting up a Budget
- Successful Credit Use
Local community resources
The Tulsa Teacher’s Credit Union is one of many federal credit unions, banks, and community groups providing financial literacy resources to the public.
Career planning resources
O*Net Online is a service provided by the US Department of Labor which collects information about the many careers you could begin with your new degree. Search by major or topic and find dozens of listings with information about industry growth and salaries. Who has a bright outlook? You will, when you plan ahead.