Understanding how to manage and grow your money is a fundamental skill that most young people are missing. Unfortunately, personal finance is just not taught in many schools. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with practical tips to get a handle on your money. Pick from our ever-expanding It's a Money Thing library of financial topics and be prepared to up your financial IQ!



As your Young & Free Maine Spokester, I will be here for you when money topics get muddy. I will search out answers to tough questions, money problems, and talk about FUN things, that you enjoy! After all, we are the young people of Maine who make a difference, who care about our futures, our communities, and our nation. We have the power to impact our world in big ways, and we can start small by building healthy financial relationships!
— Mallory Lavoie, Young & Free Maine Spokester
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Five of the Young & Free Spokesters recently got together in Austin, Texas.

Five of the Young & Free Spokesters recently got together in Austin, Texas.

To date, 36 creative, outgoing and Internet-savvy young people from around North America have held the coveted dream job of Young & Free Spokester. Each has brought their own unique style to the position and each has had a significant impact at their credit union and in their community.

What does this mean to you? It means that 36 people have spent a ton of time researching, writing and creating blog posts and videos about financial stuff that matters to you! Take some time and explore the entire Young & Free network.