Financial Education

Welcome to the Neighbors Financial Education Center

Whether you’re just starting out, wanting to learn more about your financial options, or working to improve your financial situation the Neighbors Financial Education Center has the information to help.

Money Matters

Neighbors is proud to present the Money Matters program. Find info on budgeting, building credit, car buying and much more.

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Free live financial workshops

Attend a live financial seminar hosted at our Financial Education Center right here in Baton Rouge. With a wide range of topics, you are sure to find something to interest you.

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GreenPath Financial Wellness

Neighbors has partnered with Green Path Financial Wellness to offer our members access to free, one-on-one financial counseling, debt management services and financial education tools.

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Certified Financial Counseling

Neighbors has Certified Financial Counselors available to review your current situation and offer resources that can help you reach your financial goals. Services are free and confidential.

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Financial Fitness Blog

The Neighbors Financial Fitness Blog highlights articles and provides information to help you stay informed.

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Fraud Protection Center

Your security is one of our highest priority. Find products and service to help keep your money safe.

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Opening a Checking Account Just Got a Whole Lot Easier.

Interested in opening a checking account but unsure where to start?

Whether you are opening an account for the first time or you’ve had one in the past, this course can help you understand how a checking account can benefit you. We’ll also explore some common checking account options, and how to best deal with challenges along the way.

In this interactive experience, you’ll follow Veronica and Nicholas through real-life scenarios as they interact with their new accounts, deal with common challenges, and use these challenges as an opportunity to learn and grow as they work toward their long-term financial goals.

In this course, you will learn:

  • How to deal with and avoid common anxiety-causing situations such as missed due dates, overdrafts, and rejected transactions
  • The benefits of mobile account management
  • Which plastic card to use (i.e., ATM cards, debit cards, credit cards)
  • What ChexSystems is and how you can overcome any roadblocks associated with it
  • How to clear items from the mystical QualiFile

Estimated time to complete: 15 min

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