Financial Wellness

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The Financial Wellness Program provides students and alumni instruction aimed at building personal financial understanding and responsibility. The focus of the program is to help students in creating a financial plan to reach the desired financial goals by providing:

  • Coaching in personal finance
  • Knowledge of higher-education financing and repayment
  • Positive financial behaviors like budgeting, savings, and reducing debt
Join us for April's FAFSA Workshop 


Success Scholars Invite You To:
MCC's Virtual Financial Wellness Day Fair
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Register here: https://bit.ly/FWDF22

Visit the Events Page for More Details.



iGrad

iGrad is a FREE online platform that provides 24/7 on-demand money management, financial-aid education, resources, and tools for MCC students, alumni, and faculty.



Within iGrad you’ll enjoy:

  • Personalized, takeaway-loaded content covering all your must-knows
  • Pinpointed knowledge-building exercises and how-to tutorials
  • Explainer videos with simple-to-absorb tips and tricks
  • Clever games and progress tracking that make learning entertaining
  • Much, much more!

To Access igrad:

1. Log into MyMCC
2. Under My Success Tools: Click on Financial Wellness
3. Sign in with your Middlesex college email
4. Now you're on iGrad!

Screenshoot of website view while accessing iGrad under my success tool

                                         
Financial Wellness Coach

The Financial Wellness Coach is to meet with you to answer questions, get you started on iGrad, and coordinate and implement opportunities to support understanding of FAFSA and student loans application process. We provide face-to-face instruction, advising, and workshops to improve all aspects of personal money management. For more information, to request an appointment, or to schedule a workshop, please email us at financialwellness@middlesex.mass.edu 


The focus of the program is to provide assistance in:

Managing Money

  • Budgeting
  • Banking
  • Cars & Insurance
  • Credit Cards
  • Credit Scores
  • Extra Income
  • Home & Real Estate
  • Investing
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement
  • Saving for Goals
  • Spending Less
  • Taxes

 Paying for School

  • Applying for Aid (FAFSA)
  • Grants and Scholarships
  • Repaying Student Loans
  • Smart Borrowing
  • Creating a Payment Plan
  • Types of Aid



Last Modified: 3/22/22