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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

June 21, 2022

Ever since I began earning money, my mom emphasized the importance of setting money aside for an emergency. So of course, it became a habit of mine to set aside a portion of my earnings and tuck it...

June 15, 2022

There are so many Credit Card misconceptions out there. Let's talk about some of them and why they are not true! 

May 31, 2022

Investing is a very powerful tool that can be used to build generational wealth! Don't know where to start? Start here! 

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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.