Financial Wellness is accessing the resources and skills that allow you to accomplish your goals (www.osu.edu).

Taking an Active Role in Your Financial Wellness


Create a monthly budget that is personalized and based on your income, expenses, wants and needs. Check your credit report annually and maintain awareness of your credit score. If you have student loans, explore the different options for loan repayment.

Examples of Financial Wellness Activities:

  • Create a budget
  • Stick to budget
  • Save money
  • Invest

Financial Wellness Inside the Classroom


Teachers can support students with basic education, resources, and awareness of the impacts our decisions make on our finances.

Examples of Financial Wellness Activities and Promotion inside the classroom: 

  • Allow students to submit assignments and projects virtually to help with printing costs 
  • School supply basket available for students to donate to or grab extra supplies from when needed 

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