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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! 

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May 11, 2023

Most college students, such as myself, long for the opportunity to see the world. Fantasizing about traveling to different continents and learning about other cultures. Sadly, we tend to push those...

May 5, 2023

What does it mean to be a BFC (Bobcat Financial Coach)? In this short guide, we'll show you the qualities and characteristics of a BFC. Stay tuned for our job posting opening up next week!

February 10, 2023

Thinking about future finances may be intimidating for most people, but there is a reason why experts recommend starting at a young age. Finances may include many parts such as budgeting, credit,...

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