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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. 

Enrollment and access to the course for the 2015-16 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:

Our office is once again offering an exciting financial literacy course that is available to every student.  The course is provided by the University in collaboration with The Lampo Group, Inc., founded by Dave Ramsey.  FNLT 101 is available at no cost, but enrollment is limited.  Below are highlights and insights about this wonderful opportunity.

  • FNLT 101 is self-paced and divided into five modules: Introduction to Financial Literacy: Properties of Money and Wealth, Saving, Budgeting, Debt, and College Essentials and Career Planning.
  • The course utilizes the Foundations of Personal Finance: College Edition materials by Dave Ramsey.
  • FNLT for the 1516 year will be divided into separate fall and spring course sections with spots for 2,500 students each.
  • Fall section opens 9/2/2015 and closes 1/15/2016.
  • Spring section opens 1/18/2016 and closes 5/31/2016.
  • There is NO enrollment charge
  • Enrollment is voluntary and limited to 5,000 students
  • The course will be available in BlackBoard as FNLT1516:[Section Number] approximately 1-3 business days after registration.
  • The Financial Literacy Course Registration Form is available in ASIST.  To learn how to complete an electronic form in ASIST, click here.
  • The course includes a pre-test, quizzes, and a final exam.
  • The short, 20-question final exam requires a grade of 80% or higher to be considered as completed successfully.  The exam can be reset an unlimited amount of times by the course instructor.
  • For information on Dave Ramsey and Foundations U, click here.
  • Step-by-Step Navigation Guide for FNLT 101 1516

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