Managing Your Personal Finances

As a student, there is no better time to start thinking about personal finances. As Harvard’s not-for-profit financial cooperative, exclusively serving the Harvard community, we’re here to help you improve your “financial IQ” and set you up with the steps to a strong financial future.

Browse the resources below and if you have any questions, let us know!

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Banking in the U.S.

Saving Money as a Student

GreenPath Financial Wellness

Shared Branching

Credit Union Cooperatives


Credit Reports

Cyber Security

How Lenders Use FICO Scores

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Credit Score

Everything you need to know about your credit score.

Maximize Your Money

Tips to develop and stick to good spending habits.

Auto Buying

Navigating the process of purchasing a car.

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Financial Counseling Just a Call Away

Speak with a GreenPath Financial Counselor at 877-337-3399 to get a free customized budget or credit counseling. Learn more.

Upcoming Workshops & Webinars

Browse HUECU’s upcoming personal finance workshop and webinar schedule.

Adulting 101: Quick Reads

Helpful articles to discover more:

Credit versus Debit Cards
Taxes: What You Need to Know
Your Financial Life in your 20’s and 30’s

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