To help stave off credit problems, the USA Funds® Life Skills® financial literacy and student success program offers a lesson that explains credit cards and how to manage credit card debt. Share the following tips for handling credit cards, from USA Funds Life Skills lesson “401 How Do I Manage My Credit Card Debt?”
“How Do I Manage My Credit Card Debt?” is one of 34 USA Funds Life Skills courses covering topics including paying for college, managing student loans, managing money and credit, living on a budget, setting goals, preparing for graduation, and balancing school and personal life. The lesson uses a variety of interactive exercises to teach students credit card terminology, what they need to know when applying for credit cards, how long it can take to actually pay off credit card debt, and how to wisely use credit cards and manage debt.
USA Funds Life Skills is a Web-based program that equips schools to help students develop basic life management skills, so they graduate on time and with a minimum amount of debt.For help enhancing or implementing a financial literacy program at your school — including information about incorporating USA Funds Life Skills into your student success efforts — register for a USA Funds webcast Wednesday, Dec. 5. That free webcast will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern time.Contact your USA Funds representative for more information about USA Funds Life Skills or any of USA Funds’ other debt management and default prevention tools and solutions. The USA Funds Life Skills information page offers case studies and a USA Funds Life Skills Best Practices Guide, which highlight the ways schools are using the program on their campuses.