Financial Literacy Resources for Students

This page contains information and links that help students with disabilities in the program improve their financial literacy, including financial planning for postsecondary education.

  • Sac State - Bursar's Office - Resources related to Financial Aid and other useful information. For Financial Aid questions, contact Financial Aid office at (916)278-6554 or
  • Sac State - Bursar's Office - Resources on registration payments, cashiering, disbursement, and other financial serivce matters; 
  • Office of Federal TRIO Programs and ECMC - Realizing the College Dream - A guide distributed by Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) foundation that increases the expectations of low-income students attending college.
  • World Institute on Disability - Disability Benefits and Income - This website includes resources on disability benefits and income and economic development resources designed for persons with disabilities.
  • MyMoney.Gov - Connects people to resources such as calculators, publications, and lessons plans from multiple federal agencies, such as the Federal Reserve, Department of Education, and Social Security Administration.
  • College Funding for Students with Disabilities - Contains information on common forms of financial aid including some available specifically to students with disabilities
  • Social Security Disability Programs - Has information about Social Security programs that pay benefits to eligible low income individuals who are blind or have other disabilities who meet criteria for benefits
  • California Department of Rehabilitation - Web page for state vocational rehabilitation office which provides vocational rehabilitation services to eligible clients with physical or mental impairments
  • Assistive Technology Network - AT Funding - Web page for the Assistive Technology Network, created by the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), under a contract with the California AT System, a branch of the California Department of Rehabilitation; includes information on how to find the right devices, how to fund them and how to use them.
  • EFC Calculator - A free iPhone app from ECMC that provides students with an estimate of expected family contribution which helps students find out if they are eligible for federal Pell Grant for education
  • Spending Plan Worksheet - A tool from ECMC that students can use to help keep track of how much they earn and spend
  • Stay tuned for more information on financial literacy educational materials and workshops.

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