Cougar Money Matters
Welcome to Cougar Money Matters. With the support of BECU, we’ve created this site to bring together financial resources across all our campuses for all our Cougs. We know that financial stress can have a negative impact on grades, health, and student engagement, and financial decisions affect a students’ ability to remain in college and be financially secure following graduation. Our commitment to ensuring student success at WSU requires an increased focus on financial wellness.
Because Cougar success matters, Cougar Money Matters.
Cougar Money Matters is led by the Office of Academic Engagement and Student Financial Services, with collaborative partners across the WSU system.
iGrad is a no cost financial wellness tool available to all students, staff, faculty and alumni.
Sign-up for iGrad and be entered to win 1 of 4 $250 Visa Gift Cards
*Must be a student to win, students must complete their Financial Wellness Check-up, and their My Money Personality assessment.
Estimated time commitment: 15-20 minutes.
Offer ends: April 8, 2020
What is iGrad?
Cougar Money Matters is proud to offer iGrad, an award-winning online personal finance tool, to all WSU students, alumni, faculty, and staff.
Getting Started with iGrad is Easy and free for anyone associated with WSU
iGrad begins with asking you to create a profile. Once your profile is created, you will have access to a personalized dashboard containing resources that are relevant specifically to you, enabling you to improve your money management, career, and student loan knowledge and skills. With recommended video tips, quick financial lessons, calculators, games, personalized job search and more, you will be well equipped to ensure your successful financial wellbeing in college and beyond. You can even track your student loans on iGrad.
What does iGrad have to offer?
When you sign up for iGrad, you unlock cool mini courses to improve the money skills that are most important to you. And when you answer just a few quick questions, iGrad starts recommending personal finance resources that are relevant to you.
But iGrad is way more than just courses and recommendations. Every day we post articles, infographics, and videos with must-know money, career and student loan tips.
WSU Financial Resources
At Washington State, we believe in providing opportunity and ensuring all students can engage in the Cougar Experience. The resources below will help you to secure more funding for your education as well as the knowledge and tools to help you manage your finances.