Welcome to Financial Cents! Through our peer educator group, course presentations, workshops and additional resources, we strive to give the NIU community, as well as local communities, a better understanding of important financial decisions that will impact their lives before college, during college and well beyond their college careers.
To help us offer the best programs possible, we are asking students to take a few minutes to fill out our brief 5 minute survey.
Financial Cents is partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Money Smart Week to present financial information pertinent to a college student’s financial independence. To learn more click here
Eat breakfast: This allows you to get the energy you need for the day, and prevents you from splurging on expensive coffee and large lunches. Breakfast foods, like eggs, oatmeal, cereal, or toast, are usually very inexpensive too.