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Financial Literacy for College Students: Home

Adapted from the 9 Things Every College Students Should Know About Money from the University of Oklahoma.

Financial Literacy Definitions

"Being financially successful is not about having the most money, but getting the most out of the money you have."

Brad Burnett  

The 9 Things Every College Student Should Know About Money






The 9 Things Every College Student Should Know About Money is a 2 credit hour OU personal finance course offered through University College. The classroom experience is offered during the fall and spring semesters, with online courses available during intersession and summer.

This course is specifically designed to teach personal financial management skills necessary to make good financial decisions over your lifetime. Topics include; savings, investing, student loans, credit cards, credit reports, identity theft, entrepreneurship, wealth creation, and your legacy. The goal of the course is to develop financially literate students who will be fiscally secure today and in the future.

OU Financial Education Services 

Resource Availability

The resources included in this guide are a combination of OU-specific and open web resources.

OU students, faculty, and staff can sign in through the OU Libraries’ home page to access subscriptions for certain books, newspapers, and magazines.

OU guests may access OU subscription based resources by obtaining a guest login from the Bizzell Library Research Help Desk and signing into any computer located in Bizzell Library.

For all others, these resources may be accessible through your local public library.


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Heather Perry
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