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Watch the video above to learn how your student account works.

For many college students,money is an extremely importantand sometimes stressfultopic.We know that understanding how to manage money is an important part of student success. Through education, awareness, and mentoring, the Financial Wellness Center is designed to give all students the tools and resources needed to empower them to make healthy financial decisions. Meet one-on-one with a Financial Coach regardingyour PSU student account, re-enrolling at PSU, resolving a debt owed to PSU, understanding the cost of your degree, creating a sustainable budget, repairing credit, or repaying student loans.

:Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Location:
Fariborz Maseeh Hall (FMH)
FirstFloor, Suite 130

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Email:fwc@pdx.edu

If you are inquiring about yourFinancial Aid offer, please contact theFinancial Aid Officeat 503-725-3461 oraskfa@pdx.edu.

Meet one-on-one with a Financial Coach in person

Drop-in Monday through Friday from 2 pm - 4 pm.

Drop-in appointments are located in on the first floor, Suite 130.

Or call 503-725-3449 to speak with us!

If you are a third-party sponsored student (an employer, embassy, or Veterans Affairspays your tuition and fees) and would like to make an appointment with our third-party Financial Coaches, email3rdparty@pdx.eduto schedule an appointment.


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FWC Peer Mentors

FWC Peer Mentors are PSU students working in the FWC alongside the Financial Coaches who are passionate about helping students succeed. They  share their advice and expertise around paying for college, scholarships, saving money, and more!


Online Personal Finance

Students have free access to and can utilize their online personal finance tools to help build real-life-ready financial skills.

Here’s how to register for your free account:

Step 1: Visit and click Register for a Free Account under the Students tab.
Step 2: Fill out the registration form with your name and email address, and create a password.
Step 3: Select your state and school from the dropdown menu.
Step 4: Start using the !


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Financial Wellness Center Group Presentations

You can make a request to have the Financial Wellness Center present to your group. If you have questions about presentations send us an email: fwc@pdx.edu.


Resources

The Financial Wellness Center is committed to connecting students and their families with resources for financial education. Below are links to PSU-specific services, as well as links to other outside resources.

Credit Education

  • - How to build your credit.
  • - How to decide which one is right for you.
  • - Helpful Q&A

Debt Education

  • - Loan repayment plans.
  • - Know what to expect in repayment amounts and time frames.
  • - What's the difference between them?
  • - A list of forgiveness programs and options.
  • - Stay on track to be on top of your debt.
  • - Getting and staying out of credit card debt.
  • - Information about managing and living with student loans.

Financial Wellness

  • - Investing and personal finance management tips.
  • - Advice for the parents of college students.
  • - Mellody Hobson on financial literacy.
  • - Tips for understanding and managing your financial situation.
  • - Personal finance management information.
  • - A free course in financial wellbeing.
  • - Answer some simple questions to analyze your financial well-being.

Money-Saving Resources

  • - Cheap and delicious meal recipes.
  • - Have fun for less in 51Ʒ.
  • - Tips and tricks for saving money.
  • - Everyday savings ideas.

Tax Resources

  • How to Access Your 1098-T
  • (CASH Oregon has a location within the PSU School of Business)
  • - Free IRS tax filing.
  • - Helpful tax information specifically for college students and their parents.
  • - Tax Time Savings Tips

College Cost Meter

Each year you’re enrolled at 51Ʒ, we’ll send you an email with information about your total federal student loan debt that you have borrowed so far, as well as the total amount of tuition and fees you have paid to 51Ʒ State. The communication will include:

  • Your Total Federal Student Loan Debt: Your aggregate student loan borrowing amounts will be included. This means all federal student loans that you have borrowed, even if you borrowed loans at another school will be included. This will not include private student loans or credit card debt and the interest rate shown in the email will be estimated. Log into your federal student loan dashboard at studentloans.gov to review your official federal student loan totals and interest rates
  • Your Total Tuition and Fees: The total amount in tuition and fees that you have paid to 51Ʒ State will be included. This will not include housing charges, transportation charges, or other non-tuition charges paid to the University.
  • Your Estimated Federal Student Loan Repayment: The repayment estimation is based on the Standard Repayment Plan, which is a 10 year repayment plan. Other repayment plans are available which take your income into account when calculating your monthly payment. Use the Federal Student Loan Repayment Estimator to calculate your monthly repayment for all nine repayment plans.
  • Student Loan Limits: This communication will include a calculationthe percent of the aggregate student loan limit that you have borrowed so far. Review the Federal Student Loan Limits.

The Financial Wellness Center is an educational service only, no advice is provided.

The Financial Wellness Center is an educational service only. We do not provide professional investment, legal, or tax advice. The information provided is for general educational purposes only, and is not intended as a substitute for the advice of your investment, legal, and/or tax advisors or to be the basis of specific trading or investment activities. If you need investment, legal, and/or tax advice, please consult with one of these professionals directly.

The links to third-party financial resources are provided as a convenience for informational purposes only. Neither 51Ʒ or its Financial Wellness Center endorses or approves any of the products, services or opinions of the entities or individuals associated with these links.51Ʒ and its Financial Wellness Center bear no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of any external site associated with the links provided or any subsequent links.

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