Topic: Financial literacy
Location: United States
Content Type: Tools
Publication Date: December 7, 2022
In honor of Black History Month, BestColleges in the United States interviewed financial expert Terrance Dedrick to help curate a financial literacy resource for Black and African Americans.
This article includes links to these organizations in the United States that cater to Black and African Americans:
"Brown Ambition": A popular podcast for Black and African American students covers important financial literacy topics and provides advice from others who have learned financial literacy and used it successfully.
Urban Wallet: A selection of free guides and resources to help students learn about spending and budgeting, investing in cryptocurrencies, and using credit cards responsibly.
Association of African American Financial Advisors (AAAFA): for Black and African American students looking to work with a financial advisor to learn more about money.
Operation HOPE: This nonprofit works with students and other adults alike to provide financial dignity through financial literacy training, coaching, and other services to build confidence and resilience.
Building Bread: Designed for Black students and young professionals, Building Bread provides a free financial planning course along with other low-cost advanced classes.