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CashCourse provides financial education resources for colleges. It’s online, it’s free, it’s noncommercial, and it’s brought to you by The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE®).


Resource Center

A collection of resources which will help consumers make informed financial decisions. The majority of finance questions you have as a student can be answered here. 

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The Truth About Finances

Video and Audio clips addressing financial and consumer topics specific to the Texas State University-San Marcos students and community.

This section of Money Savvy Cats is currently under construction. New information and videos coming soon! 

Instructor Resources

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The following financial education resources are for US 1100 Instructors, Mentoring and Academic Coaching, Title V DOE, and HSI Grant holders. They cover topics including: 

Courses students most often say, "Everyone should be required to take!

Life changing elective!

CA 1341 (ECON 1303) Consumers in the Marketplace - An introduction to
consumerism. Topics covered will include: the consumer’s role in the economy; consumer
responses to the pressures of the economy (credit, inflation, and savings); and an analysis of
the largest consumer expenditures (housing, food, and transportation).

CA 3341 Family Finance - Study of family financial management during different stages of the family life cycle at various income levels. This course is an excellent introduction to personal finances and includes goal setting, cash management, credit, insurance, taxes, housing, investment alternatives, and retirement plans.


Interested in a career relating to consumer financial education?

Visit the School of Family and Consumer Sciences website

  • Minors in any subject area offering a minor!

This website is brought to the Texas State community through a collaborative effort between the Family and Consumer Sciences Program faculty, PACE, Student Affairs and Financial Aid and Scholarhips.

Many thanks to the Vice President of Student Affairs Office and Financial Aid for continued support!

For more information:
Dr. Kim Davis, PhD, NCC™, AFC®
Family and Consumer Sciences Program
Phone: 512-245-8489