Back to school with Financial EDGE Academy

Back to School with Financial EDGE Academy | TFNB Waco and McGregor

It’s that time of year again: kids are gearing up to go back to school, whether it’s in-person or online. What better time for you to go back to school! No, not a brick and mortar institution. We’re talking about TFNB Your Bank for Life’s online Financial EDGE Academy.

Understanding your finances is more important than ever. That’s why TFNB has put together interactive online tutorials. These lessons will help you achieve your financial goals both today and in the future. Our topics range from “Owning a Home” to “Small Business Essentials.” They are all completely free. It’s one way we welcome you into our TFNB family.

The packages we offer include:

Foundations Workshop / Financial Foundations (Introductory Level)

Want to review the basics? Or have a child or grandchild who could use a Finance 101 lesson? One of our introductory courses is perfect for that, as they cover topics such as:

  • Checking accounts 
  • Preventing overdraft 
  • Mobile and online banking 
  • Savings accounts
  • Budgeting
  • Healthy financial behavior


Life’s EDGE Workshop (Intermediate Level)

This course is for those who want to learn the more complicated parts of personal finance. It covers topics such as:

  • Homeownership
  • Car loans
  • Credit cards
  • CDs

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Building Financial Capability

Learn how to budget your finances to avoid debt and set aside savings. This course teaches you money management essentials, including avoiding common financial dangers. It covers topics such as:

  • Identity protection
  • Budgeting
  • Credit scores
  • Debt management
  • Taxes


Owning a Home

Buying a home can be intimidating. We’ll help you understand the benefits of home ownership and the potential costs. Our course includes topics like:

  • Mortgages
  • Reverse mortgages
  • Investment property
  • Refinancing


Small Business Essentials

Do you dream about starting a small business? Get helpful information on starting and running your own company. Topics cover:

  • Developing a business plan
  • Banking services 
  • Financial statements
  • Obtaining/using business credit


Investing in Your Future

Planning ahead is the cornerstone of financial success. This course will teach you how to prepare for expected and unexpected costs you might face. It covers topics such as:

  • Paying for college
  • Building emergency savings
  • Savings accounts 
  • Insurance
  • Sustainable investments 
  • Mindful living

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Financial Caregiving

Protect the financials of an aging or disabled loved one with our financial caregiving course. We cover:

  • Preventing elder financial abuse, 
  • Planning for a financial caregiver, 
  • Becoming a financial caregiver


Preparing for Retirement

If you want to retire someday, this course is for you! Learn about retirement accounts and estate planning.

  • 401k plans
  • IRAs
  • Social security 
  • Estate planning 
  • Wealth transfers


Personalized Playlists

Put together personalized playlists through Financial Edge Academy. Mix and match the courses you’re interested in. Learning about your finances is faster than you think! Going through a module usually takes 5 to 10 minutes. You can also reach out to our team of bankers if you have any questions about our modules.


The Value of Banking with TFNB

At TFNB we are here to serve you. Each of our employees treats our customers with dignity, respect, intentionality, and purpose. Every day, we help Central Texans grow their financial confidence through free programs like the Financial Edge Academy. Contact us today to get in touch with a banker or if you have any questions about Financial Edge Academy.