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Financial Aid

Financial Literacy

Aims Community College has developed a Smart Cents Financial Wellness program designed to help students learn to manage money effectively and to make wise financial decisions. 

What is financial literacy? CollegeInvest’s Education Cents financial education program has defined it as "the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage one’s financial resources effectively for lifetime financial security."

Education Cents is included in the curriculum of the Advanced Academic Achievement courses at Aims. However, the information and resources are available to all via the Education Cents website.

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