Kaitlyn Keech

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April is Financial Literacy Month

Happy Financial Literacy Month! Throughout the month of April, UW-Stevens Point’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be hosting events and covering topics regarding financial literacy. Part of becoming financially literate, as a college student, includes the ability to use knowledge and skills to make good decisions related to budgeting, borrowing and repayment strategies. […]


Tips on Saving for Spring Break

Hello, Pointers! With spring break is just around the corner, I’ve put together some tips and tricks that will help you plan for a week-long getaway. Who knew saving for a trip to a warm vacation spot could be so easy? Read below to find out how you can plan and budget!   1. Save […]


Balancing Classes and a Job

Hey, Pointers! It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the end of the semester! As a senior here at UW-Stevens Point, I know all too well the hectic schedules of college students. Currently, I’m a full-time student, working two part-time jobs, and doing volunteer and advocacy work for local and national organizations. Balancing classes, volunteering, and […]


Scholarships, Scholarships, Scholarships!

Hello, Pointers! Scholarship season is starting soon! While you may not have thought about filling out applications yet, it’s best if you start early. Below are several options on how to find scholarships and some helpful tips:   Scholarships Available Through UW-Stevens Point First-year and transfer scholarships are for new students applying for admission into […]


FAFSA Tips and Tricks!

Hi, Pointers! It’s October, and that means it is time to start filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year! I’ve gathered a few tips and tricks to help you complete it successfully. The FAFSA can be completed online here. In addition, there is now a mobile app, […]