The University of Alabama  Offers Many Resources to Provide Financial Education to Our Students


CashCourse® is a free, online financial education resource designed specifically for college and university students. Created with input from real students and universities, CashCourse® equips students with information that helps them make informed financial decisions, from orientation to graduation and beyond.

To create your account:

  • Visit and click “Register Now” under the Students tab.
  • Complete the registration form with your name and crimson email account, and create a password.
  • Select your state and The University of Alabama from the dropdown menu.

Know What You Owe!

The Department of Education has free tools to help you estimate your repayment amounts.  Check it out by visiting their site: Repayment Estimator.

Scholarship Opportunites

Win up to $2,000 with CashCourse!

It happens– everyone makes mistakes with money. Tell CashCourse about the lessons you learned from one of your financial mishaps and you could win $2,000 for college, courtesy of the National Endowment for Financial Education!

Essay prompt: Describe a financial mistake or stumble you have had. What did you learn from it? How has it shaped your approach to your money today? Please limit essay to 750 words.

Visit to submit your response!

Six prizes will be given out:

  • 4 prizes of $250
  • 1 prize of $1,000
  • 1 prize of $2,000

The deadline to submit your entry is October 31, 2018. Winners will be notified by December 17, 2018. Contact with any questions.

Apartment Guide’s new scholarship is still accepting applications. You can view the scholarship here:  Applications are open from September 1 to October 31, 2018.