Financial Planning

Financial planning resources are available at each UM System university. To learn more about the resources available at your institution click on your University below, or visit the respective webpage: MU Financial Planning Resources, UMKC Financial Planning Resources, Missouri S&T Financial Planning Resources, or UMSL Financial Planning Resources.


General Financial Aid Information

Veterans and Families

Loan Resources


Education Tax Credits

Federal tax code includes numerous tax incentives for families that are planning for or currently are paying for higher education. For those who are repaying student loans, you may be able to deduct the interest on qualified student loans.

The tax credits or education credits available to you help offset the costs of higher education by reducing the amount of your income tax.

Credits include:

For more information about tax benefits, please visit the Internal Revenue Service website at:

Reviewed 2018-08-31.