Financial Beginnings believes financial education promotes equitable opportunities for economic advancement. Programs provide relevant, real-world financial knowledge to high-risk and economically-vulnerable populations.

Financial Beginnings' programs are always provided at no cost to partner or participant. Programs are full-service, meaning Financial Beginnings supplies all curriculum and supplemental materials, which are mailed to colleges or community groups who schedule programming. Financial Beginnings also provides trained volunteers who teach the lessons of each program.

Colleges and community organizations can learn more by contacting

Providing high school students and adults detailed introduction to key financial concepts.

Covering such foundational concepts as banking, budgeting, credit, investing, and risk management, participants gain a solid understanding of personal finance essentials through hands-on learning.

Learn more about our Foundations program here!

Providing high school and college students lessons on career, college, and money management.

Focusing on strategies to financially prepare for postsecondary education, students learn about career paths, comparing schools, financing college, reducing debt accumulation, and managing debt after college.

Learn more about our Pathways program here!

Empowering college students with the habits, mindset, skills, and information to enhance their financial well-being.

Combining group lessons and one-on-one financial coaching, postsecondary students of all ages gain actionable strategies to reduce debt and address financial barriers to graduating.

Learn more about our SAFE program here!

Empowering economically vulnerable adults with knowledge and tools that enhance their financial stability.

Combining group lessons and one-on-one financial coaching, economically vulnerable adults learn about mitigating debt, establishing savings, and increasing financial stability.

Learn more about our Forward program here!