Financial Literacy at Berklee

In addition to your physical and mental health, it's important to take care of your financial wellbeing. Understanding the world of money will directly affect you, your education, and your professional career. Student Financial Services has compiled resources to help you stay on top of your budget, loan debt, and other financial matters. 

This includes information on the following:

  • Federal financial aid
  • Setting financial goals
  • How to manage overspending
  • Preventing identity theft
  • Understanding credit

Conversations about Your Finances

 The topics covered below are aimed at helping you make informed decisions so you can be successful academically, artistically, and financially. They come from a variety of sources, and you are encouraged to seek out your own information and do as much research as possible.

Federal Financial Aid–Related Topics

Budgeting Topics

Loan Repayment Topics

Financial Literacy

Finances and College Life


Financial Resources

We have teamed up with Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) Solutions, a nonprofit organization with numerous student resources designed to increase financial understanding. Their Financial Awareness Basics (FAB) tool is a great place to get the ball rolling towards a more financially confident future. 

Find more helpful resources within the Paying for your Education pages.

Do you have other questions? The staff at the Office of Student Financial Services is here to help. Contact us at or by phone at 617-747-2274.