Money Management Resources

The Financial Aid Office has gathered a wealth of free money management resources for UChicago students to reference as needed. The resources range from online budgeting courses to downloadable tip sheets to informative financial planning articles. Some of these resources are offered through third-party websites. Please be sure to review all the terms of use for websites that require you to register and create an account.

Budgeting & Debt Management Strategies

To help learn good budgeting habits, here are online resources that offer downloadable tips and worksheets to help you manage your money.

  • Smart about Money (SAM): Another tool from NEFE that offers in-depth resources to assist in managing your money through college and beyond.

  •'s budgeting for college section has useful tips and videos to help you manage your money in college.

  • Balancing a checking account can be challenging. This site offers helpful tips for keeping it under control.

Mobile Budgeting

Budgeting your money becomes easy when use everyday tools to stay on top of your finances. Mobile budgeting apps help you keep track of your expenses and visualize your financial life.


These articles address a broader spectrum of financial wellness topics, from the practical to the philosophical.

UChicago Financial Resources and Information

Our campus partners offer information and resources that can help you with many financial planning topics:

The College

Office of the Bursar

Center for Identity and Inclusion

Student Health & Counseling Services

Career Advancement

Understanding Federal Student Aid

The federal government’s student aid page offers information on various topics like completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Student Loans.