Money Coach Alumni Network

Welcome to the new home of our Money Coach Alumni Network! We’re excited to connect former Money Coach students with ongoing education, networking opportunities, and resources as you pursue your financial and career goals. Get connected further by joining our Facebook community, and stay tuned for information about quarterly panel discussion events!

Questions about the alumni network? Contact Stephaine Crosley at stephaine@securefutures.org.

Events

Upcoming

Check back soon for more information on our next alumni panel discussions in January and April.

Summit Credit Union is hosting webinars throughout the rest of the year. Topics include creating a debt plan, buying a home, managing seasonal spending, boosting your credit score and more. Click here to learn more or sign up.

Past

Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion, October 19, 2022 – View the recording

  • Learn more about building your own business and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.
  • Reach out to Stephaine Crosley if you would like to be connected with an experienced entrepreneur in the SecureFutures network!

Homeownership Panel Discussion, June 15, 2022 – View the recording

  • Learn about how to purchase your first home and why it is important to start planning now. Homeownership is within your reach! Panelists include community members that work with first time home buyers (from education to accessing assistance programs to securing a mortgage and finding a home) and Money Coach alumni who recently purchased their own homes.
  • To learn more about the journey to homeownership, consider connecting with WHEDA through one of their first-time homebuyer seminars. The WHEDA website has lots of resources for people at every stage of homeownership, including rental information.

Ask the Expert

Do you have finances or career questions? Ask the experts! We have a network of people knowledgeable in various areas who are able and ready to assist you! Fill out the survey below to let us know what topics you would like to learn more about. Do you have a specific question around any financial topic? Ask it in the survey and an expert will get back to you directly.

Resources

Here are some resources from the Money Coach program that you may find useful as you continue on your journey to financial empowerment.

  • Money Path – Compare education and career paths and build your first financial plan. Use the account you created when you were in Money Coach (you can reset your password if you forgot it). If you don’t have an account, email moneycoach@securefutures.org and request an account.
  • Money Sense onDemand – 14 short modules on a variety of personal finance and financial planning topics. Each takes about 15-30 minutes to complete.
  • 2022 Smart Money Resource Guide – Local guide with community resources to help you reach financial security. Available in English and Spanish.
  • Hands on Banking – Online learning center full of lots of quick articles about finances.
  • Practical Money Skills –  Financial education lessons and resources for all ages, available in 19 languages and 46 countries.
  • America Saves – Get guidance on saving for different types of goals like an emergency fund, a large purchase, a car down payment, homeownership, or retirement.

Newsletter Archive

2022

November – Fall in Love with Holiday Savings

October – It’s A Spooky Season: Here Are Treats About Not Getting Tricked!!

September – The Truth about Entrepreneurship

August – Debt is real, but it isn’t forever!

July – Invest now, your future self will thank you!

June – Ways to Increase Your Income

May – Homeownership

April – Credit

March – Financial Literacy 101