What is Financial Literacy?

Financial literacy is understanding how money works: how you make, manage, and invest your money wisely. Knowing the basics of managing your money will help you become self-sufficient and achieve financial stability.


Mission Statement:

The goal of FLY@ECU is to provide East Central University students with the information and tools to become financially savvy and successful.


Test your knowledge of money matters...and win $ !!!

Every month you can play the Kahoot! challenge as many times as you would like.  Just click on the image below and play along!   The top 3 winners with the fastest times will win a gift card!  First place - $30, second place - $20, and third place - $15.  The first question will request you enter your six-digit ECU student id number so we will know how to reach you if you are a winner, but everyone else will only see your fictitious screen name.  Who doesn't like a challenge and free money! 

A BIG "Thank You" to the supportive banks and credit unions in Ada who have sponsored the ECU financial literacy Kahoot! challenge.   Drop in their business and let them know you appreciate their support!  This month, Vision Bank is the generous sponsor of the January Kahoot!   The January challenge will end at 11:00 p.m. CST on January 31st, so click on the graphic below and play along!  Someone has to win - it should be you!    




Kahoot game




Financial Literacy for You at East Central University (FLY@ECU), a program designed to emphasize the importance of developing life-long money management skills, was made possible by a grant from NASNTI, the Native American – Serving Nontribal Institutions program at East Central University.



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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

 Benjamin Franklin


“Unless you control your money, making more won't help.  You'll just have bigger payments."

 Dave Ramsey


“Money is only a tool.  It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver."

 Ayn Rand 


“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune."

 Jim Rohn   


"When money realizes it is in good hands, it wants to stay and multiply in those hands."

 Idowu Koyenkikan