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Cougar Money Management

“Financial freedom is a mental, emotional, and educational process”
-Robert Kiyosaki.

Coug Money Matters is the Washington State University financial literacy and wellness program.  Through a variety of tools, we offer information and guidance to students regarding a number of money topics.  Our goal is to help students be better prepared to manage their finances now and in the future.

Your path to financial education – and freedom – starts here.

Tip of the Week

No spending ONE day each week.
This can be played creatively like a game! A walk outside, making lunch and Skyping a friend are all free and fun!

SPENDING PLANS
The thought of creating a budget or “spending plan” as we like to call it, is usually a very daunting task to think about

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CREDIT SCORES
Having good credit can be more important than you think. In today’s world, credit is used for more than just getting a credit card or a loan

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STUDENT LOANS
Know your loans. Know your options. Know your resources

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IDENTITY THEFT
As a young child my mother told me I could be anyone I wanted to be. Turns out this is identity theft

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IRS TAX BENEFITS
When filing your yearly income tax return, it’s important to know that there are certain tax credits and deductions that can help students and parents

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INSURANCE
Whether you’re looking at health insurance, life insurance, car insurance or renters insurance, the information can be confusing at best

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INVESTING BASICS
See how investing even just $100 per month makes a difference.

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Additional Financial Literacy Resources in Pullman:

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