White Paper: How College Students Behave Financially and Prepare for the Future

This white paper details the findings from 43,000 two-and four-year college students from across the U.S. conducted by EverFi and sponsored by Higher One.

The survey was deployed just before the implementation of an online education program around college wellness. The majority of participants (91 percent) were first-year college students (mean age = 18.6 years).white paper icon money matters

This study also included a sub-sample of students from two-year institutions to examine the unique strengths and challenges these young adults possess related to financial literacy development and education. The research findings are structured around insights into Financial Behavior, Financial Knowledge, Financial Attitudes, and Financial Stress.

Download our strategy guide, and learn:

–The effects of knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and financial stress of young adults.

–How to best support the next generation of adults in achieving their financial goals.

–Student competency in areas like finance management skills or fiscal planning.

–Best practices to consider, and more.

About EverFi – Online Programs, Data & Advisory Services

Our mission in higher education is to drive lasting, large-scale change on critical wellness issues facing students, faculty, and staff.

We help institutions make transformative impact on sexual assault, high-risk drinking, and financial education through evidence-based online programs, data, and advisory services.

Questions? Email Mike at mlovell@everfi.com, or call 202-625-0011.

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Student Financial Behavior