The team quickly decided to get back to basics.
“Creating budgets, developing a habit of saving, building credit—those are the first steps before students can dip their toes in investing,” Fries said. “College is the perfect time to learn and implement these practices, so once students graduate, it’s second nature, and they are set up for success. Our app answers any related questions students might ask and allows them to make confident decisions.”
To date, FinSiteful has signed on with six clients, including community colleges and athletic departments and ROTC programs at larger institutions. Right now, they are listening closely to feedback, improving their product and focusing on expanding their reach.
Both prizes are made possible thanks to Marian Nisbet and Chip Nisbet ’86, who support the program in memory of Marian’s husband and Chip’s father, Walter…