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Financial Treks

The Financial Treks are five-step badges that help students work towards financial freedom! Each 'Trek' is a personalized journey a scholar takes according to your current financial situation. Visit a badge to find out more! 

Featured Field Notes

August 18, 2022

Deciding where you will store and manage your money is a decision that should not be taken lightly. We are here to help you navigate this decision.

August 11, 2022

Fall semester is right around the corner! The start of a new school year and a new semester can be seen as a fresh new start. With a new start comes new opportunities to take control of your finances...

August 4, 2022

Saving money is difficult. Our difficulty in saving money can be blamed on our habits, overspending and the lack of a clear cut budget. However, a lot fail to note that our brain may actually be at...

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The Financial Wellness Center is an educational service only. We do not provide professional investment, legal, or tax advice. The information provided is for general educational purposes only, and is not intended as a substitute for the advice of your investment, legal, and/or tax advisors or to be the basis of specific trading or investment activities. If you need investment, legal, and/or tax advice, please consult a professional directly.  Any links to third-party financial resources are provided as a convenience for informational purposes only.  Neither UC Merced or its Financial Wellness Center endorses or approves any of the products, services or opinions of the entities or individuals associated with these links. UC Merced and its Financial Wellness Center bear no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of any external site associated with the links provided or any subsequent links.