If the debt monster’s on your tail (or even if it isn’t yet), you’re in the right place. We’ve got the resources you need to learn to manage money and minimize debt.

Follow the steps below and in no time at all, you’ll have the MoneySmarts you need to stay out of the debt monster’s jaws wherever life takes you.

Take a crash course in MoneySmarts

To get real money smart in a real hurry, check out the MoneySmarts Primer. It serves up the basics of credit, budgeting, borrowing, debt, and employment through five interactive lessons.

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Keep a fresh supply of MoneySmarts coming

Every week, you’ll find a new podcast and article tackling a different MoneySmarts topic…in a way that won’t put you to sleep.

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See what your budget should look like

Money only goes so far. Find out exactly how far your money will take you by using our interactive budget calculator.

Create a budget» 

Get money advice from someone who gets it

When you need help wrapping your brain around a financial puzzle, the IU MoneySmarts Team can help. They’re IU students just like you, but have the financial know-how to help you with your problem. You can talk to someone in person if you’re on the IU Bloomington campus or online if you’re not. 

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