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Financial Literacy

This LibGuide is designed to assist new graduates with navigating finances after college.

Understanding the paycheck


It's almost inevitable that one will be shocked to see the amount of deductions taken from a paycheck. Click this site to see an explanation of the many common deductions taken from one's paycheck. 

Searching for careers/employment


There are countless places to search for job listings; however, there is an excellent, free governmental source called the Occupational Outlook Handbook that provides concise informational overviews of jobs and careers with content such as:

  • compensation
  • job outlook projection
  • job duties
  • educational and training requirements
  • etc.