Official Credit Union of UMass Athletics

Official Credit Union of UMass Athletics

College Readiness

These education materials will help you make sure you are prepared to pay for and stay in college.

How Not to Go Broke in College

Perfect for graduating HS Seniors or Incoming College First-Years looking for basic tips that will give them a leg up versus their peers in avoiding common money mistakes.

Paying for College

This is a guide to helping parents and students prepare for college. Includes a valuable checklist to ensure you finish what you need to during this busy time.

Budgeting for Off Campus Living

Getting your first apartment is exciting! Whether you’re living alone or with housemates, having a financial plan will help you to successfully navigate the challenges that come from living independently.

Money Matters

How you manage your finances as a young adult can have lasting effects on your credit and ability to take care of yourself. Increasing your understanding of six basic areas of money management will give you a good foundation. 

Common Cents

A financial wellness guide to life at UMass Amherst written by Smart About Money students.