How can I be #financiallywell?

Fellow students and future financial enthusiasts – as the leaves turn and October sweeps in, we’re delving deep into a crucial topic: Financial Wellness. Today, we’re putting the spotlight on iGrad, your ultimate financial companion. This user-friendly platform is here to simplify the complexity of financial concepts, provide you with personalized guidance, offer robust budgeting tools, and present a plethora of educational resources.

Empowering Your Financial Journey with iGrad

As students who have used iGrad, we’ve been able to manage our loans, budget like pros, and, most importantly, feel more confident about our financial future. Remember, financial wellness isn’t just a part of your life; it’s key to your overall well-being. So, get ready as we explore iGrad and embark on the journey to financial empowerment together!

iGrad is a comprehensive financial toolkit designed to help you master the art of managing your finances. Imagine having all your financial information at your fingertips, effortlessly accessible and beautifully organized. With iGrad, you can track your expenses, set budgets, and monitor your progress toward your financial goals. It’s like having a financial GPS guiding you to prosperity. iGrad goes beyond the numbers, it offers a wealth of educational resources that can turn anyone into a financial mogul. From articles and videos to interactive tools and calculators, iGrad provides you with the knowledge you need to make informed financial decisions. If you’re like us, and learn best from real-life examples, iGrad has got you covered with inspiring success stories from individuals who’ve navigated the tumultuous waters of student loans, credit cards, and investments and emerged victorious.

Personalized Financial Guidance and Support

What if you need a more personalized touch? That’s where our one-on-one appointments at Financial Wellness in the Career Center come in. These appointments give you the opportunity to dive deeper into your individual finances with the guidance of a dedicated coach. They’ll help you harness the power of iGrad to take charge of your financial destiny. There’s even more to explore with the Financial Wellness Team. We’re not just here for financial planning; we can assist you with scholarship searches, job searches, and those critical financial decisions like, “Is it a good idea for me to go to graduate school right now?” We’ve got your back, every step of the way.

To schedule a one-on-one appointment log into Appointment Manager, click “Schedule Appointment”. Select “Career Center”, click “Continue”. Select “Financial Wellness” and you’ll be able to schedule an appointment with Liz Cooper, our Financial Wellness Director! If the listed time and dates do not work with you feel free to contact Liz ( to set up a different time and date.

Unlocking Financial Well-Being: Welcome to Financial Wellness Month!

October isn’t just about pumpkin spice lattes and falling leaves. We’re bringing the financial wellness celebration to you with fun tabling events popping up at various locations throughout the month. Keep your eye out for our Cougsletter (via email) and Instagram (@careercofc) to know when and where to expect swag giveaways, surprises and a chance to explore different resources to kickstart your financial journey.” So, there you have it—your ticket to a financially secure future. iGrad, our team of financial experts, and a wealth of resources await you. Make October the month you take control of and transform your financial well-being. Remember, the key to a brighter future is in your hands.

Jason Mack ’24 & Raye Mercader ’23 (Dec.) | Financial Wellness Student Ambassadors