English Library: Student Loans

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Job Training Programs Quiz

Library: English | Job Training Programs Quiz
Use this game to help teach groups of learners about the pitfalls of for-profit job training programs and the advantages of other options. Category: Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Student Loans on Feb 28, 2018

 
Finding the Right Job Training School - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Finding the Right Job Training School - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities
This downloadable packet guides community educators through a three hour presentation on finding the right job training program (also known as “trade” or “vocational” schools). The lesson plan helps prospective students discern which jobs require or recommend vocational training, recognize whether the program is appropriately accredited, learn which questions to ask the school to help identify fraudulent programs, understand the importance of community colleges, and determine their best options for paying for school. The lesson plan, which is designed to be used in conjunction with the downloadable PowerPoint presentation, also includes learning activities and a class evaluation form. Category: Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Student Loans on Mar 31, 2017

 
Finding the Right Job Training School - PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Finding the Right Job Training School - PowerPoint Slides
This downloadable 22-slide PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with the seminar lesson plan. The slides provide a visual component to the training that will help to engage learners and improve retention. Category: Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Student Loans on Mar 29, 2017

 
A Guide to Finding the Right Job Training School

Library: English | A Guide to Finding the Right Job Training School
Job training can be a valuable investment in your future—if the school or program is reputable and fairly priced. This guide is designed to help anyone considering a job training program or vocational school make an informed choice, avoid excessive or unwarranted student loan debt, and know where to turn if they believe they are a victim of for-profit school fraud. Category: Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Student Loans on Mar 29, 2017

 
Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual
This backgrounder guide is part of our “Money Management 1-2-3” financial empowerment educational and training module. The module also contains three multilingual brochures and a lesson plan with PowerPoint training slides. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on Jun 07, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: PowerPoint Slides
The Money Management 1-2-3 PowerPoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on May 26, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities
This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. It contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take-home worksheets. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on May 26, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: ONE: Getting a Strong Start

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: ONE: Getting a Strong Start
The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part one, Getting a Strong Start, addresses how to manage your income, use credit wisely and live within your means. Topics include understanding your pay stub, filing your tax returns, creating a budget, setting up bank accounts, establishing and building good credit and managing student loans. Category: Banking Credit Foreclosure Money Management Student Loans Taxes on Apr 05, 2016

 
Student Loan and Education Resource List

Library: English | Student Loan and Education Resource List
This concise, five-page guide provides resources to help beginning students figure out what their college education financing options are, what they can afford, which schools are worth the cost and how to get the student loan process started. Current and former students can benefit from the sections on loan repayment and what to do if the loan goes into default. The publication includes resources specifically for veterans. Category: Credit Debt Collection Military/Veterans Student Loans on Jan 08, 2015

 
 

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