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Financial Literacy

Corky's Wallet was created specifically for Emporia State University students

Corkys wallet

Corky's Wallet has been created specifically for Emporia State University students and will be available as a course in Canvas with self-directed modules.

Corky's Wallet has been created specifically for Emporia State University students and will be available as a course in Canvas with self-directed modules.

The modules available are:

  • Budgeting
  • Credit & Debt Management
  • Employment, Income & Careers
  • Money Management
  • Saving & Investing
  • Student Loans
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Taxes

Badges will be awarded upon completion of each module through the ESU Credly site. Students are encouraged to display these badges on LinkedIn and other social media platforms to recognize additional education received while at ESU.

Need assistance budgeting?

Check out this budget sheet.pdf made just for ESU students!

Have questions about managing your student loans?

Contact Darcy Johnson, Student Loan Coordinator at 620-341-5457 or djohns23@emporia.edu

Reference Guide to Repaying Student Loans

The Federal Student Aid website includes information and advice about managing student loan debt, a list of key telephone numbers and websites, and a variety of useful charts. Topics include: the student loan interest deduction, consolidation loans, repayment plans, income-based repayment, public service loan forgiveness, dealing with financial difficulty, default, deferments and forbearances, loan rehabilitation, budgeting tips and loan cancellation.

We’ve teamed up with Solutions at ECMC to answer all of your student loan repayment questions. Solutions is a service of the non-profit organization ECMC and is dedicated to helping students manage educational loans. Their resources are available to you free of charge. To contact a Solutions Student Loan Repayment Advisor, email, web chat, or call them at 1-877-331-3262.