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!

“Are you stressed about money? What if I told you, that you have nothing to worry about when it comes to your finances? Most of you would laugh and roll yours eyes, because money seems to be the biggest burden in life. Well Michigan First understands not everyone knows the terms and complicated rules and rates used in financing. They make banking easy, simple and convenient. They really believe in empowering us as the young and free! Michigan First gives us the break downs, the help and the control over our own financial situation, so when Michigan First is on your side, there really is nothing to worry about!”
— Ebeth Fielder, Young & Free Michigan Spokester

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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!