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Texas A&M University-Kingsville is partnering with iGrad to offer a comprehensive and adaptive financial education platform to its largely non-traditional student population. Texas A&M University-Kingsville iGrad

Financial Aid Health and Wellness during COVID-19 Pandemic

How COVID-19 Underscores the Importance of Having an Emergency Fund

An emergency fund can help you weather unexpected situations like these. If you don't have one, we'll show you how to save for one in the future.

Budget-Friendly Activities for Staying at Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tired of streaming TV shows while being stuck inside? We have a list of fun, budget-friendly activities you can do at home.

Tool: Budget Worksheet

A simple budget can provide much needed stability when your financial situation feels unpredictable. This tool can help you track your income and expenses during the pandemic and beyond.

For a complete guide please visit: iGrad - Coronavirus and Your Financial Health

iGrad, a private company based in San Diego, is a leading provider of interactive and adaptive online financial wellness platforms for universities, companies and financial institutions. Its financial wellness education platform for college students, also called iGrad(tm), is used at more than 600 colleges and universities nationwide.

Included in the iGrad platform is a student loan tracking tool that aggregates student loan balances and estimates monthly payments, helping to prepare students for these payments after graduation.
 
Designed around a proprietary behavioral algorithm, iGrad personalizes financial information for each student's situation and needs. It also offers tools, quizzes, videos, articles, and a library of multimedia content.

iGrad adapts to each student's specific circumstances, even providing interactive educational content on retirement and mortgages to those who need it.

iGrad is a three-time winner of Education Program of the Year (The Institute for Financial Literacy), Best Product award for three years running (University Business Magazine), as well as the Outstanding Consumer Information Award (AFCPE). For more information, visit http://schools.igrad.com.