Financial Education

A big part of our mission is to ensure that youth, individuals, and families have the knowledge and tools to reach financial independence. 
Bankruptcy Education

The Pre-Discharge Financial Education session will allow you to focus on the steps you can take to help build a strong financial life. You will learn a comprehensive set of financial skills and concepts to help you manage your money confidently going forward. The course can be done easily and on-line. The course includes:

  • Development of a spending plan
  • Money management tools
  • Wise use of credit
  • Consumer protection laws and regulations

For this class, you will need the following information:

  • Bankruptcy case number
  • Valid photo ID
  • $50 fee (Debit card, Money Order or Cashier's Check) per certificate issued. In limited circumstances, you may be eligible to have this fee reduced. Please contact us for more information, rdi@ruraldynamics.org.

Call for more information at 1-877-275-2227.

Click here to start your class.

Dollars and $ense
RDI provides an in-person financial education course, Dollars and $ense, that covers:  Setting Financial Goals; Managing Your Money; Building Credit and Reducing Debt; and Protecting Your Finances. Click here for more information about Dollars and Sense.

Money in Motion

We also offer a similar online financial education option that allows you to complete at your convenience.  Money in Motion Piggy Bankis a comprehensive online course that builds your overall financial knowledge.  Click here for more information about Money in Motion.

Workshops
RDI provides high quality, financial education workshops to organizations and community groups. We present practical information to help people learn how to get and stay on track with their money. Possible workshop topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Budgeting Basics
  • Building Wealth
  • Avoiding Scams
  • Identity Theft
  • Credit Reports and Scores
  • How to Survive a Layoff
  • Managing Credit and Debt Wisely

If you are interested in bringing effective financial workshops to your group, a member of our professional education staff will work directly with you to identify the needs of your audience and customize a presentation based on your objectives.