What is iGrad?
In 2009, a group of financial aid professionals decided to tackle the alarming lack of financial capability among college students. Our sole mission is to empower this population to effectively manage their money, limit and repay their debts, and begin successful careers.
Today, iGrad serves over 1.2 million students across 500 schools and organizations around the country. Our award-winning platform equips students with the tools needed to succeed in the real world of personal finance.
What iGrad Benefits Do Champion Empowerment Subscriptions Include?
Student Loan Snapshots
Many borrowers, especially those who have multiple loans that are serviced by different servicers, are confused about how much they owe. Now with this powerful iGrad tool, you can track ALL of your student loans in one place in 5 minutes or less.
Skill-Building Courses: Want to get more comfortable with your money? In this course, we’ll cover the fundamentals of money management, your career, and financial aid and student loans, to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to master your financial future.
Financial Literacy Course Modules:
Module 1: Financial Health
Module 2: Smart Spending
Module 3: Student Loans
Module 4: Banking
Module 5: Credit Cards
Module 6: Credit Reports
Module 7: Identity Theft
Module 8: Your Paycheck
Module 9: Investing
Job Search Tools
Use the resume building tools, job and internships searches to find your ideal career!
✓ Job search with Job Genius
✓ Use the resume and cover letters articles and tools
✓ Read interviewing advice articles and watch how to videos
✓ Learn about how to find and apply for internships, networking tips, career development resources
✓ Understand the fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
✓ Find ways to extra income
35 different calculators to help you visualize or experiment with the financial implication scenarios on mortgage, budget, auto, student loan and more!
Will I Be Able to Pay Back My Student Loans?
Reducing Discretionary Expenses
Rework Your Budget
Transfer Credit Card Payments
Credit Card Payment
Pay Down Debt or Invest
REPAYING STUDENT LOANS
IBR (Income Based Repayment)
ICR (Income Contingent Repayment)
PAYE (Pay As You Earn) Repayment
Student Loan Affordability (Based On Expected Salary)
Student Loan Repayment Estimator
Comparing Mortgage Terms
401k Increase Impact
Borrowing from your Retirement
Impact of Inflation on Retirement
Roth IRA Conversion
Saving for a Goal
Saving Now vs. Saving Later
Payroll Withholding Adjustment
PLUS YOU RECEIVE ADDITIONAL iGRAD TOOLS!
✓ Games, Financial trivia; real-world simulators
✓ Webinars with Financial Aid Specialists
✓ Financial Ed Coach videos
✓ GPS to Success Video Interviews of people sharing what it is really like working that job
✓ A Library of Well-researched and Helpful Articles PLUS eBooks