CashCourse is a free resource for UNL students to use. They offer worksheets on budgeting, informational videos, a financial calculator and a budgeting wizard to help.
Create your account by entering your first and last name, your Husker email and selecting “Nebraska” and “University of Nebraska.”
Learn more about CashCourse by scheduling an appointment with a Financial Well-Being Ambassador.Go to CashCourse
Schedule with a Financial Well-being Ambassador
Financial Well-being Ambassadors are trained to support students and provide a friendly connection to talk about finances. They assist students in overcoming financial difficulties by providing connections to resources on campus and in the community in a nonjudgmental and confidential way.
During one-on-one sessions, students:
- Improve their financial understanding.
- Learn how to reduce debt and increase savings.
- Gain confidence.
- Establish strategies to help decrease financial concerns.
- Learn how to navigate CashCourse.
As a piece of overall well-being, financial concerns can greatly impact other elements of well-being. Ambassadors will discuss finances, while also addressing wholistic well-being.Schedule a Session with a Financial Well-being Ambassador Meet the Ambassadors
Common Session Topics
|Creating Your Own Spending Plan
|Get your financial life on track by setting financial goals, creating a spending plan, and learning how to repay debt
|Building Good Credit
|Learn the keys to good credit management, including understanding your credit score and credit report and responsible use of credit cards
|Managing Debt & Getting Out of Debt
|Learn how to successfully manage student loans, credit cards, and other types of debt, including creating a debt repayment plan
|Planning for Major Purchases
|Learn what factors to consider before you make major purchases, including buying a home or a car
|Moving Off Campus
|Get assistance with developing an off-campus budget and weighing your housing options.
|Understanding Financial Aid
|Understand and learn how to manage your student loans, including creating a debt repayment plan and the importance of balancing work and school
|Preparing for Life After College
|Graduating soon? We can help you prepare for the expenses of moving and help you create a budget with you new salary. We can also talk about insurance and investing basics and employee benefits
|Get Assistance With Your Financial Problems
|Let us know what specific financial challenges you are encountering and we will help you find solutions to overcome your challenges, including helping you create an action plan for success