Financial Literacy

"The ability to use knowledge and skills to manage one's financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial security"

-JumpStart Coalition

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Online Resources

SALT is a dynamic, multichannel educational program provided by American Student Assistance that spans financing higher education and management of student loans, through the many financial decisions that students face after they leave school.

SALT educates, empowers and engages college students and young adults to truly own their finances, by making it immediately rewarding, easy, and fun to make smarter student loan and financial decisions. It’s offered free to students and alumni. More information on this program is available at saltmoney.org, or by calling 855-469-2724.

If members have questions about their student loans, they can call a SALT loan counselor at 877-523-9473. GRCC Students can also contact a Loan Repayment Specialist in the Financial Aid Office at:

Veronica Beitner 616-234-2282

Becky Powell 616-234-3164

FDIC.gov/moneysmart

  • Self-guided online or instructor led financial program adults - FREE
  • Multi-generational for older students/alumni (Spanish or English)

Youcandoit.com(FedLoanServicing resource)

  • Categories for borrowers and parents - FREE

Studentloans.gov

  • Resources for borrowers regarding financial wellness.