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UCLA Financial Wellness Program

iGRAD

Description: Provides mandatory entrance loan counseling, financial literacy assessments and educational videos on various finance topics.

Website: http://www.igrad.com

CashCourse

Description: CashCourse is a FREE real-life guide to taking charge of your money. Their online personal finance tools help you build real-life-ready financial skills. Students at more than 800 schools across the country use CashCourse.

Website: h ttp://www.cashcourse.org

Phone Applications

Mint

Description: Free phone app that helps you create budgets, receive alerts for unusual account charges and bill reminders, and get custom tips for reducing fees and saving money. The app gives your free credit score and teaches you how you can improve it now to get the things you want later.

Website: https://www.mint.com

Square Cash

Description: Send and request money for free with this phone app. Financial incentives for referring friends and trying the service. Great way to split meal checks and pay friends back.

Website: https://square.com/cash

VenMo

Description: Similar to Square Cash, but it is not as private. Transactions can be posted on the app’s social media feed or Facebook if desired.

Website: https://venmo.com

Ibotta

Description: Online shopping app that offers cash back to its customers for a variety of products/services such as food delivery services, travel sites, online retailers, and more.

Website: https://home.ibotta.com/

Zelle

Description: Similar to Square Cash and VenMo, where you can send money to your contacts. Transactions can be posted on the app’s social media feed or can be private.

Website: https://www.zellepay.com/go/zelle

MyMAF

Description: An educational app that offers financial resources, tools, and education modules for its users. This is a non-profit app where it keeps your progress on financial education and helps you reach your financial goals.

Website: https://missionassetfund.org/mymaf/

LetGo

Description: An app that allows one to find useful used goods in one’s area. The categories range from electronics, jobs and services, free stuff, and many more. You can also sell your used items to earn additional cash for yourself.

Website: https://www.letgo.com/en-us

Rakuten

Description: Similar to the Ibotta app, where you can buy items online and receive cash back for your online purchases. Earn cash back on well-known establishments such as Postmates, Macy’s, AT&T, Nike, and many more.

Website: https://www.rakuten.com/

RetailMeNot

Description: Earn current coupon codes for both in-store purchases and online purchases for any retail store.

Website: https://www.retailmenot.com/coupons/app

Flipp

Description: A database for grocery store’s weekly ads in your area to find the best deals for items/groceries. It also allows virtual clipping to make lists for each grocery store and has valid coupons for each store as well.

Website: https://flipp.com/home