My Finance Academy

Finance Tips & Resources to Help Students Manage Their Money

The more you know about money, the better you position yourself to reach your financial goals, not just for today but for life. PNC My Finance Academy provides information, insights and ideas that may help as you work toward building healthy financial habits for high school, college and beyond. My Finance Academy is here for you with videos, podcasts, articles and other tools to help you build your financial knowledge and confidence.


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For Students


What Are NFTs and How Do They Work?

Some NFT buyers view them as collectibles that capture a cultural moment in time. Others consider them an investment for potentially building wealth.

3 min read


Winter Break Opportunities for College Students

Winter break can be a great time for college students to rejuvenate and plan for the future. Here are some tips for making the most of your time off.

3 min read


What is Interest and How Does it Work?

Interest can be considered the cost of borrowing money or the reward of lending it. Learn what interest is and how you can make it work to your advantage.

3 min read


Financial Advisors for College Students and Graduates

College helps prepare you for your career, but how do you prepare for your financial future? Financial advisors offer insights into managing your money today and tomorrow.

3 min read


How to Save Money on Holiday Shopping and Gift Giving

The holidays are coming, and you’d like to buy wonderful gifts for your friends and family. How can you swing it on a tight budget? Read on.

3 min read


How to Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Getting federal financial aid for college begins with knowing where and how to apply. Here are some tips to help you navigate the process.

4 min read

For Parents


Beyond Saving: Teaching Children How to Invest

Whether your child is just starting junior high school or heading into the workforce, you have a remarkable opportunity to help them establish good investing habits early.

3 min read


6 Financial Steps to Take Before Deploying

A few easy steps before you deploy can help take the uncertainty out of the state of your finances.

1 min read


Making the Most of College Savings with a 529 Plan

Education is expensive and if you have children, the time to start planning for their future is now.

3:01 min video

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