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Financial Wellness  

The Financial Wellness Program provides students and alumni instruction aimed at building personal financial understanding and responsibility. The focus of the program is to help students in creating a financial plan to reach the desired financial goals by providing:

  • Coaching in personal finance
  • Knowledge of higher-education financing and repayment
  • Positive financial behaviors like budgeting, savings, and reducing debt

iGrad

iGrad is a FREE financial-literacy platform that provides 24/7 on-demand money management, financial-aid education, resources, and tools for MCC students and faculty.



Sign up for an Igrad Profile, No two students are alike, so when you sign up for iGrad, we help build you a personalized plan to improve your money management, career and student loan skills. With recommended video tips, quick financial lessons, personalized job search and more, you'll be ready to tackle life after schoool in no time!Within iGrad you’ll enjoy:

  • Personalized, takeaway-loaded content covering all your must-knows
  • Pinpointed knowledge-building exercises and how-to tutorials
  • Explainer videos with simple-to-absorb tips and tricks
  • Clever games and progress tracking that make learning entertaining
  • Much, much more!

To Access igrad:

1. Log into MyMCC
2. Under My Success Tools: Click on Financial Wellness
3. Sign in with your Middlesex college email
4. Now you're on iGrad!

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Financial Wellness Specialists

 Financial Wellness Specialists are eager to meet with you to answer questions, get you started on iGrad, and coordinate and implement opportunities to support understanding of FAFSA and student loans application process. We provide face-to-face instruction, advising, and workshops to improve all aspects of personal money management. For more information, to request an appointment, or to schedule a workshop, please email us at financialwellness@middlesex.mass.edu 


The focus of the program is to provide assistance:

Managing Money

  • Budgeting
  • Banking
  • Cars & Insurance
  • Credit Cards
  • Credit Scores
  • Extra Income
  • Home & Real Estate
  • Investing
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement
  • Saving for Goals
  • Spending Less
  • Taxes

 Paying for School

  • Applying for Aid (FAFSA)
  • Grants and Scholarships
  • Repaying Student Loans
  • Smart Borrowing
  • Creating a Payment Plan
  • Types of Aid

 

Contact Us:

Juan Breton, Financial Wellness Specialist
Lowell Campus, Ground Floor G02
978-656-3230
bretonj@middlesex.mass.edu

 



Last Modified: 8/5/20