In addition to our office resources, we have partnered with American Student Assistance and the Harvard University Employees Credit Union to help engage students on financial literacy. Harvard also has a University-wide task force to assess student needs.
Resources available to you
- GreenPath Financial Wellness – A free program available to all students through the Harvard University Employee Credit Union. GreenPath offers free credit and debt counseling over the phone. On their online platform they offer a wide variety of financial education tools and resources including videos, e-courses, games, calculators and more.
- Shoestring Strategies for Life – Our Harvard Financial Aid Initiative student coordinators created this guide in an attempt to make life easier for students on a budget. It provides tips on how to eat for free, manage a bank account, snag dirt cheap textbooks, or entertain a group of friends without spending a penny.
Get the Shoestring Strategies app for iPhone on the Apple App Store or for Android on Google Play.
- Events - As part of our financial literacy initiative we host both in-person and online programs that cover a range of topics all of them are geared toward helping you understand, manage and move forward in your financial life.