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Financial Literacy

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

JumpStart Coalition

Date Time Location Event

February 21, 2018 (Wednesday)

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Student Center 336

America Saves Workshop


March 21, 2018 (Wednesday)

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Student Center 336

Internships, Income and Careers with SALT


April 18, 2018 (Wednesday)

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Ford Field House

Money Smart Week with Finals Relaxers – Geocache for College Cash

There is more information available on repaying your student loans!

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, 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:

Becky Powell 616-234-3164

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

  • Categories for borrowers and parents - FREE

  • Resources for borrowers regarding financial wellness.