Smart Money 101 is a BU Financial Assistance initiative established to provide the Boston University community with online tools, information and other resources to promote effective money management. Workshops on related money management topics are offered on campus throughout the academic year.

CashCourse: Your Real-Life Money Guide lets users create their own account and includes financial fitness information on a wide range of topics. It is supported by a rich assortment of videos, calculators, and Budget Wizard, a tool that enables students to create and modify customized budgets and to download them as excel documents.

You can visit Smart Money 101 at

You can visit CashCourse at

Follow Smart Money 101 on Twitter @BUsmartmoney101.  Even if you do not have a Twitter account, check out the Smart Money 101 Twitter page.  Stay on top of the latest money management tips and chatter, and find the secret to gaining Peace of Mind over Money.

Written by Boston University Financial Assistance; added by Student Financial Services on 11/25/14.

FIRST for Medical Education

Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools

FIRST for Medical Education is designed to help members of the academic medicine community navigate the complexities of student debt. FIRST offers a full range of Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools for applicants, medical school students, residents, advisors, and financial aid officers. Our goal is to help medical school borrowers expand their financial literacy, make smart decisions about student loans, and manage their student debt wisely.   

Medloans® Organizer and Calculator

  • Organize your loans
  • Manage and save your loan information in one secure location
  • View and explore loan repayment options
  • Configure your own unique scenarios in a “Scratch Pad.”

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine