Financial Empowerment



Answer to Quiz Question Posted on the Homepage:
A: OST Field Operations personnel participated in 113 powwows during fiscal year 2013.
Check with your local Fiduciary Trust Officer to learn about outreaches planned in your community.

With an emphasis on budgeting, investing, and planning for the future, financial training empowers Indian trust beneficiaries to grow and sustain personal wealth. The Financial Empowerment Training for Individual Indian Money (IIM) is available now.

IIM Financial Empowerment

OST field offices list local financial training events on their web pages (see Upcoming Events on each field office page). To find an OST field office near you, click here.

OST sometimes partners with other organizations to offer opportunities for beneficiaries to obtain financial training. OST is partnering with the First Nation's Development Institute to provide an online financial skills training program tailored to youth. Visit First Nation's Invest Native Personal Finance Program to access this training. They have neat learning resources regarding financial skills beyond IIM accounts.