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Webinar: Your Money, Your Goals—Focus on Native Communities

Now available online is Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians’ “Your Money, Your Goals” training on financial literacy geared toward the Native community. Nine “train the trainer” modules deliver content to trainers to teach them the material needed to help tribal community members strengthen their already existing financial skills. The courses can help individuals build on their skills and become more self-sufficient, with subjects such as setting goals, saving money, budgeting, paying bills, dealing with debt and more.

In 2015, Sault Tribe partnered with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to develop a training curriculum to help empower tribal communities with financial literacy. Your Money, Your Goals was a CFPB national initiative. Sault Tribe used this initiative to develop a full-day training session that was administered across the country to tribal communities. Based on feedback submitted by training session attendees, the training was continually enhanced to become more culturally-targeted to tribal communities.

Sault Tribe worked with CFPB and other tribes across the country to develop a supplemental guide titled, “Your Money, Your Goals—Focus on Native Communities.” This guide is available on the CFPB website for tribes to download and use or adapt within their own communities. Our tribe has also developed the webinar included here on our website. This project was accomplished with Annie E. Casey Foundation funding.

Your Money Your Goals Webinar:

Introduction to the Your Money Your Goals

Setting Goals

Saving Money

Managing Income & Benefits

Paying Bills

Getting through the Month

Dealing with Debt

Understanding Credit Reports

Finding What Works for You

Protecting Consumer Rights



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