Get money smart with Maine’s Credit Unions


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"I know that the world of finances isn't always easy to navigate, that's why I do my best to fill the blog with a variety of useful information and money topics that matter to you. You'll find tips on using a credit card, having fun without spending too much cash, and even some DIY projects to save you money. This website is your source for all things financial, fun and free."

– Lauren Reeves, Young & Free Maine Spokester


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.

Living Young & Free Field Guide

It’s a jungle out there!

You wouldn’t travel to a foreign country without checking a few things out first, would you? Maybe check out some online sources or take a travel book out of the library? Likewise, you shouldn’t head out into the wild world of finance until you’ve done a little background research. 

Living Young & Free Show 

Money tips, tricks and hacks!

Published every two weeks on our blog, the Living Young & Free Show is a collaborative effort between all of the active Young & Free Spokesters. Each episode is under five minutes and is packed with useful topics and tips.

The latest episode


A network of advocates


Seven of the Young & Free Spokesters recently got together in Nashville, Tennessee

Seven of the Young & Free Spokesters recently got together in Nashville, Tennessee

To date, 30 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 30 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.