What's SALT?

SALT is a free program that helps every student who wants a college degree to get it in a financially responsible way. But SALT isn’t just for college students - it is for anyone interested in managing their finances and getting ahead. SALT’s neutral advice, practical information, and interactive lessons helps you gain money knowledge for college and beyond, keeping you on the path to success.

SALT was created by American Student Assistance® (ASA), a nonprofit with 50+ years of experience helping millions of students make better decisions about paying for and paying back the cost of their education.

SALT’s resources help you:

  • Find scholarships, internships, and jobs
  • Compare student loan borrowing options
  • Personalize a student loan repayment plan
  • Track all of your student loans in one place
  • Obtain loan advice from SALT's expert counselors
  • Use My Money 101 - a self-paced, online training resource that teaches you practical money management strategies for budgeting, credit management, and more

To create your free SALT account, click here.

SALT Giveaway

The Saint Leo University Financial Aid Office is holding a SALT Giveaway in honor of National Financial Literacy Month. National Financial Literacy Month is recognized in the month of April in the United States.  It is an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. For four weeks in April, one $100 Amazon gift card will be given away each week to one lucky random winner. Saint Leo University students can enter by creating a SALT account. If a student already has a SALT account, he or she can enter by completing a SALT Course and earning a 75% or higher. Saint Leo students are welcome to earn additional entries for that week’s random drawing by completing as many different SALT Courses as they like. Please see the SALT Giveaway rules for full details. Entering the drawing is free and easy – create a SALT account today!

To create your free SALT account, click here