Empowering Native American Education

Financial Literacy Sessions

Want to learn more about personal finance? So do we! That's why we started a series where we invite local experts to share their knowledge of financial planning, banking, credit, insurance, and more. Explore these topics below in the videos from our first sessions on February 6, 2024 and February 7, 2024.

Interested in more topics? Contact Abby Webb, Grant Writer/Manager, at abby.webb@sipibor.com or 505-792-2764 to share your ideas for the series! 

Day 1: Welcome and Introduction to Financial Planning

Hear from Chad Cooper, MBA about the basics of financial planning. Chad is a Financial Advisor with Gateway Financial Advisors.

Day 1: Introduction to Banking and Credit

Nate Lee, Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager at Bank of America, shares how to budget, save, build credit, and work with a bank.

Day 2: Connections Between Financial and Mental Health

Learn more about how finances impact mental health in this conversation between Chad Cooper and Stephanie Eberts, PhD. Dr. Eberts holds a doctorate in Counselor Education and Practice.

Day 2: Panel Discussion

Hear from all of our speakers as they answer audience questions and wrap up the first sessions in our series.

Featured Podcast from Speakers Chad & Stephanie

Financial Hellness Podcast

Financial Hellness is a podcast about unraveling the intricate ties between financial well-being and mental health. Financial Hellness is more than just a play on words; it's a concept that encapsulates the stress, anxiety, and emotional turmoil that many individuals experience due to their financial situations. Long-time friends, including mental health professional Stephanie and financial professional Chad, host the podcast. Throughout this podcast, the hosts dive into the various aspects of financial health and its impact on mental wellness.

Listen on Apple Podcast