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By Student Success

We’ve all made poor spending choices, even when we sometimes know better; it’s what makes us human. How do external and internal factors impact your financial choices? How do your life experiences and the way your brain is hardwired affect your money decisions? These are important questions to consider when reflecting on your own personal relationship with money.

Close-up shot of two hands, each one holding oversized puzzle pieces. The pieces spell FINANACIAL and EDUCATION.

Columbia College has partnered with Inceptia to bring Financial Avenue to you at no cost. Financial Avenue offers a variety of online modules to help you grow your financial knowledge. From understanding budgets and student loans to managing credit and retirement, Financial Avenue provides you with the tools to master your money and look to the future with confidence.

The Psychology of Money module will help you answer the questions from above, while exploring your financial philosophy type to examine how emotions and past experiences impact your spending and saving. From empowering tips and strategies to retrain your brain for better financial decision-making, to helping you identify and define your relationship with money, this module serves as the foundation upon which healthy financial habits can be built.

Registration for the online financial education program, Financial Avenue, can be found at FinancialAvenue.org. Enter the access code moneystacks to set up your account and begin your journey on the path to financial wellness.