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South Texas College Launches iGrad Student Financial Literacy Platform to First-Generation Hispanic Students


San Diego, CA, December 06, 2021 --( PR.com )-- iGrad has partnered with South Texas College (STC) in McAllen, Tex. “iGrad will guide them toward becoming fiscally responsible, which will alleviate stress and anxiety, reduce the dropout rate and increase the graduation rate.”Research shows that financial literacy programs can decrease financial stress, improve academic performance and teach students how to manage their finances for a lifetime.“College students are facing more financial challenges than ever before,” said iGrad Vice President of Business Development Donna Miller. We are thrilled to be a part of South Texas College’s commitment to student financial wellness.”iGrad’s platform at STC includes comprehensive customized and interactive information on everything from building and maintaining good credit, budgeting and money management to student loan/debt management and loan calculators.iGrad is currently used by more than 600 public and private colleges and universities of all sizes, including Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio), Arizona State University and Florida International University.Based on artificial intelligence and proprietary algorithms, iGrad personalizes financial information for each student’s situation and needs. It also offers tools, quizzes, videos, articles and a library of multimedia content. iGrad also received the 2019 Eddy Award for Financial Wellness by Pensions & Investments for its Enrich platform.

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