Complimentary Financial Wellness Training
Blaze offers free financial wellness training to local youth and communities.
We strive to improve the quality of life for those living in our communities by providing financial literacy education so anyone can attaining financial freedom.
We offer a variety of educational topics or can create custom courses based on your needs.
Desjardins Financial Education Award
Blaze has been honored with the Adult Desjardins Financial Education Award for eight consecutive years and the Youth Desjardins for six years in a row.
Presented by the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN), the awards recognize leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy.
Blaze was also honored at the national level with the second place 2019 Adult Desjardins Financial Education Award.
Sponsored by Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the award recognizes leadership within the credit union movement in the area of adult financial literacy on a national level.
If you are having financial difficulties and would like to discuss your options, Blaze recommends the financial counseling programs offered through the nonprofit organization LSS Financial Counseling. For more information, please visit LSS Financial Counseling or contact them at 1.888.577.2227.
LSS Financial Counseling is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and serves all people regardless of race, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or age.
They offer free budget and debt counseling, foreclosure prevention help, and low-fee debt management plans (DMP) to resolve credit card debt faster. They help over 10,000 families of all incomes each year.