Financial Literacy and Your Future

Students and their families should be educated and aware of basic financial information.  This includes knowing how to live within one's means, budgeting, and working to achieve financial stability. Because of this, Liberty University is excited to offer this wonderful opportunity to its students.

Enrollment and access to the course for the 2016-17 academic year is currently open.

Video - Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey spoke to students and faculty at Convocation about the three possible views of wealth and possessions. (October 30, 2013)

FREE Financial Literacy Class at Liberty University:

The Financial Aid Office is offering an exciting financial literacy course that is available to every Liberty student who is currently enrolled in classes. The course is provided by Liberty in collaboration with The Lampo Group, Inc., founded by personal financial expert and nationally syndicated talk radio host, and #1 New York Times Best-Selling author, Dave Ramsey. FNLT 101 is available at no cost, but enrollment is limited. Below are highlights and insights about this incredible offer!

  • FNLT 101 is self-paced and divided into fifteen modules based on topics of Properties of Money and Wealth, Saving, Budgeting, Debt, College Essentials, and Career Planning.
  • The course utilizes the Foundations of Personal Finance: College Edition materials by Dave Ramsey.
  • There is NO enrollment charge
  • Enrollment is voluntary
  • The course will be available in BlackBoard as FNLT1617:[Section Number] approximately 1-3 business days after registration.
  • The Financial Literacy Course Registration Form can be found in ASIST as "Financial Literacy Course" form in the Financial Aid > Financial Aid Forms section. To learn how to complete an electronic form in ASIST, click here.
  • The course includes a pre-test, quizzes, discussion boards, a 2-3 page paper assignment, and a final exam.
  • The course requires a grade of 700 (70%) or higher to be considered successfully completed. The quizzes and final exam can be reset an unlimited number of times by the course instructor if a re-attempt needs to be made.
  • Once successfully completed with a passing grade, students may email their certificates of completion to the PLA (Prior Learning Assessment) processor for one credit hour.
  • For information on Dave Ramsey and Foundations U, click here.
  • Step-by-Step Navigation Guide for FNLT 101

Planning Your Finances:

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