There is so much information out there to help you become more financially literate. We’ve made them easy to find in this list organized by topic:
Saving money in college:
https://www.famemaine.com/education – anything and everything you need to know about personal finance, money management, saving and paying for college.
https://www.claimyourfuture.com – a game that encourages you to explore education after high school, future careers, and money management.
Saving/Paying for college:
https://www.nextgenforme.com – Turn a $25 deposit into $225 you can use for college (whether you’re a college student or parent!). Eligible Maine accounts can receive a $200 Initial Matching Grant when opening a NextGen account with just $25.
https://www.theloanforme.com – Start here and check out their tools and resources to make informed borrowing decisions. Then, visit their network of local, Maine-based lenders for in-school, private student loans or to refinance your student loan debt.
https://www.maineloan.com – Need to bridge the gap left between scholarships, grants, and direct loans? Check out the Maine Loan (powered by FAME) for a low interest loan available to Maine college and medical students.
Maine Community Foundation: MaineCF.org
Educators for Maine Loan Forgiveness Program: https://www.famemaine.com/maine_grants_loans/educators-for-maine-loan-forgiveness/