Financial Literacy

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Let’s face it, managing and making informed financial decisions can be daunting. However, with the right approach to planning, budgeting, and tracking spending, you will have a realistic vision on handling student debt. To learn more, visit the following for resources on money and debt management.
SBU Money Smart Seawolves

Money Smart Seawolves resources including information on budget and spending plans, credit and borrowing, protecting your identity, banking basics and more. 

ADEA Debt Management Resources

The American Dental Association provides financial resources for students in dental education programs, including information on financing your dental education, loan forgiveness programs and more. 

Wolfie Wallet

Wolfie Wallet is a campus prepaid declining balance debit account encoded on your campus ID. It is a safe and convenient way to make food purchases from on and off campus merchants, make purchases from campus stores and vending machines, mail packages in the residential mailroom, and utilize print and copy services.

Local Banks

Hauppauge-based Island Federal Credit Union (“Island”) entered into a campus wide corporate partnership agreement with Stony Brook University. Island will provide a robust and elevated level of banking services and financial products designed and marketed specifically to the Stony Brook University community and its alumni.

Other nearby banking institutions: 
Bank of America
M&T Bank
Chase Bank
Capital One Bank
Citibank Bank
TD Bank