FIRST- Financial Literacy 101

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FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) for Medical Education is designed to help members of the academic medicine community navigate the complexities of student debt. We help medical school borrowers expand their financial literacy, make smart decisions about student loans and manage their student debt wisely.

AAMC First Fact Information

Short, informational sheets on a variety of financial aid-related topics, fact sheets are designed to shorten often confusing or complex topics to the basics.

Financial Literacy 101

The Basics

Explore financial topics relevant to medical school students.


Budgeting for
Medical Students

Banking and
Managing Accounts

Debit Versus
Credit Cards

Credit Reports
and Credit Scores

Identity Theft

Students and
Credit Cards

Dealing with
Credit Card Debt

Buying Versus