Financial Wellbeing

Financial Wellbeing

Financial wellbeing is the ability to understand and manage finances, make sound decisions, and become financially responsible by committing to acknowledging and assessing your financial state and by setting goals and action steps for financial wellness.


Financial Wellbeing Resources

GW Resources

Career Services Center

The GWU Career Services Center offers career coaching, self-assessment, online resume and cover letter development and assistance with networking and interviewing to help students and alumni discover their talents and interests, decide on an academic major, explore industries and career options and create an effective job search strategy. Additionally, GW Career Services works with student employees across the GW campus and affiliated partner sites throughout Washington DC.

Military & Veteran Services

Military & Veteran Services can assist student veterans, dependents, and military personnel with utilizing benefits and receiving financial aid through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Office of Student Financial Assistance

Contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance for assistance with loans, grants, scholarships, and more.

The Store, GW's Food Pantry

Sign up to access The Store, GW's student-run food pantry. The Store provides resources and support for students living with food insecurity, including pantry staples, interview clothing, toiletries, menstrual hygiene products, school supplies, and more. All GW students may sign up to receive access.

Student Accounts Office

The Student Account Office provides information about students' tuition bills and can help with creating payment options for paying tuition.

Beyond GW

Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center

The Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center envisions a world in which individuals have the financial knowledge they need to fully participate in the economy and build secure futures. In working toward that vision, GFLEC has positioned itself as the world’s leading incubator for financial literacy research, policy, and solutions. GFLEC launched in 2011 at the George Washington University School of Business in Washington, D.C. Since then, it has pioneered breakthrough tools to measure financial literacy, developed and advised on educational programs, and crafted policy guidelines aimed at advancing financial knowledge in the United States and around the globe.

MyMoney Five

Making the most of your money starts with five building blocks for managing and growing your money -- The MyMoney Five. Keep these five principles in mind as you make day-to-day decisions and plan your financial goals.

Life Events

Looking for help with making the best financial choices about major life events?  Use this page to locate federal brochures, publications, websites and videos that can assist.  The resources provide background information, helpful guidance, and hints and tips to assist with your decisions.

Self-Help Tools



The GET app can show students their current GWorld balance and how much they can spend per day given that balance.

Learn More: GET App

GW Mobile

GW Mobile

GW Mobile has a variety of tools to help students plan and budget meals, find vendors that accept GWorld, etc.

Learn More: GW Mobile Tools Tools

These tools can help you locate and use on-line calculators,  budget worksheets, planning checklists and other helpful resources from the federal government for making financial decisions.

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Personal Finance Tips

Personal Finance Tips

GWSB professor Annamaria Lusardi offers tips for creating a sound financial future.

Learn More: Finance Tips


Consider the following podcasts to further explore financial wellbeing topics that interest you!

Financial Feminist Podcast

Join money expert Tori Dunlap as she guides you on how to make more, spend less, and feel financially confident in a world run by rich white men. Through solo episodes and special guest interviews, you’ll walk away with resources to get, save, and grow money to gain financial freedom.

Listen to Financial Feminist

Coffee & Coin

From Factora, this is the Coffee and Coin podcast. Host, Allegra Moet Brantly, shares the knowledge, tools, and honest conversation that women just don’t get anywhere else when it comes to their money. If you're interested in investing, personal finance, and building wealth, this is the podcast for you.

Listen to Coffee & Coin