Living Young & Free Field Guide

Survive the wild world of money and finance


Understanding how to manage and grow your money is a fundamental skill that most young people are missing. Unfortunately, personal finance is just not taught in many schools. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with practical tips to get a handle on your money.


Think of Jill as your personal money coach

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Jillian Blaney is our Young & Free Alberta Spokester and her job is to be the voice of the 25-and-under Alberta crowd. She writes a daily finance blog where she's tasked with translating financial mumbo jumbo into plain English. Not sure what the difference between a loan and a lease is? No problem, Jill's written about that and every other finance topic you can imagine.

In addition, Jill produces videos, features deals and events throughout the province and highlights young entrepreneurs, musicians, philanthropists and other young adults making an impact in the communities that Servus Credit Union serves.

Unsure of where to turn for financial advice? Ask Jill a question on Twitter or by email. If she doesn't know the answer, she'll get it. Jill has the entire Servus Credit Union team behind her.

Learn from other team members on the blog


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Download your free eBook in the format of your choice. If you have an iPad, make sure to download the iBook format.  If you want to read it on your PC or print it out and use the old-school worksheets, go with the PDF.

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Seven of the Young & Free Spokesters recently got together in Nashville, Tennessee

Seven of the Young & Free Spokesters recently got together in Nashville, Tennessee

To date, 34 creative, outgoing and Internet-savvy young people from around North America have held the coveted dream job of Young & Free Spokester. Each has brought their own unique style to the position and each has had a significant impact at their credit union and in their community.

What does this mean to you? It means that 34 people have spent a ton of time researching, writing and creating blog posts and videos about financial stuff that matters to you! Take some time and explore the entire Young & Free network.