At First Miami, we have created a financial education program to educate our members toward financial understanding. We hope that our members will benefit from continued financial education by learning money management techniques that will better their future. We at First Miami created this program for the specific purpose of helping our members grow financially through education.
Students for Good Credit is a program sponsored by First Miami that provides financial education seminars to various organizations, primarily focusing on understanding, building and maintaining strong credit and the basics of everyday financial matters. These seminars are presented by students, for students, to enhance the knowledge of students entering into financial independence.
CUNA (Credit Union National Association) manages a site called Guides to Independence, which provides short lessons on different money management topics.
The FINRA Education Foundation has also developed an in-depth, interactive website for young adults to reference for financial education resources.
Dr. Mark Oleson from the University of Missouri is an Accredited Financial Counselor that posts weekly tips geared toward young adults. Currently over 65,000 subscribe to his weekly tip received through email. We recommend you sign up as well at http://financialtip.blogspot.com/.
Ramit Sethi is a recent graduate from Stanford who has spoken at multiple engagements on personal finance and entrepreneurship. He has also recently authored a book titled I’ll Teach You to be Rich. Ramit’s blog is usually straight to the point and focused on young adults and college students.