Financial Education

Financial Education

Start Fresh! Workshops

Bank On Louisville’s Start Fresh! is a FREE workshop for people with negative (non-fraud) banking histories, are in ChexSystems, or are banking for the first time. It will help you gain new information and tools to use Certified safe and affordable accounts. This workshop will help you understand what makes a bank account safe, affordable, and functional, with an emphasis on using a bank account in the modern financial world. The class will also cover the basics of Savings and tools, resources, and tactics to improving your ability to save.

Classes will be virtual via Webex from 10am-12pm.

2023 Dates:

  • January 10
  • February 7
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 3
  • November 14
  • December 5

To register for any of these workshops or get more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Credit As An Asset

Do you want or need to improve your credit score? Credit as an Asset can help you build your path to financial stability. Bank On Louisville’s Credit as an Asset is a FREE workshop for people who want to gain new information and tools to build or rebuild a good credit history.

All sessions will be virtual via Webex from 10am-12pm.

2023 Dates:

  • January 25
  • February 21
  • March 28
  • April 26
  • May 24
  • June 27
  • July 18
  • August 23
  • September 26
  • October 18
  • November 21
  • December 19

To register for a class or get more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Community financial Empowerment Certification Program

The Community Financial Empowerment Certification (CFEC) Program offers trainings for those looking to expand their ability to do financial empowerment work with their clients or in their agency. Expand your own knowledge of personal finance and economic decision-making and learn how to help clients with financial issues such as budgeting, saving, and spending. There are two levels of certification.

Level 1 Certification is available on Google Classroom, which is self-guided and self-paced. All parts must be completed for certification. Join the Google Classroom using code qblrz57.

Level 2 Certification is available to those who have completed Level 1 Certification. To receive Level 2 Certification, attend at least three Level 2 classes within 12 months. Level 2 classes are offered on a variety of topics via virtual sessions. Level 2 classes can be attended by anyone regardless of certification status, but only participants who have already completed Level 1 Certification will receive Level 2 credit for them.

2023 Level 2 Dates and Topics:

  • January 17 – Taxes
  • February 15 – Credit
  • March 1 – Working with SSI/SSDI
  • March 21 – Consumer Rights
  • April 19 – Student Loan Debt
  • May 17- Youth Personal Finance
  • June 7 – Financial Fire Drill
  • June 21 – Dealing with Debt
  • July 12 – Louisville Financial Empowerment Community
  • July 25 – Banking
  • August 16 – Reentry and Recovery
  • September 5 – National Account Standards
  • September 20 – Retirement and Investing
  • October 11 – Savings
  • October 24 – Budgeting and Spending
  • November 8- Financial Technology
  • December 13 – CFPB & National Financial Empowerment

Register for classes at All classes are offered 10am-12pm.

Classes can also be offered to organizations by request. Contact [email protected] if you have any questions or want more information about the Certification Program.