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The leading voice for excellence in public finance


Virtual Courses

Free virtual learning courses and primers for NAST members!

Being a member of NAST provides you with many continuous learning opportunities, including online. The NAST Foundation is pleased to announce that we have even more learning options for you, your staff, and those you serve for free! 

If there is a course or explainer that you would like to see added to this platform, or if you want access to the entire Enrich financial wellness platform, please contact NAST and can assist your office. The NAST Foundation is grateful to the Wells Fargo Foundation for the support of these programs. 

Looking for a career in the public finance sector? Check out this quick tutorial on Getting Started with a Career in the Public Finance Sector 

 Searching for Unclaimed Property – A Virtual Course 

Do you have money or property that has been forgotten? One in seven people do! This course gives an overview of the unclaimed property cycle, starting with an explanation of the various types of unclaimed property, and reasons why property may become unclaimed. This course will help you claim your money and other items that you already own. Click here to get started! Registration is required. 

Getting Started with Unclaimed Property 

This short explainer guide offers users the basics of claiming your unclaimed property. It was translated into French for our members in Canada and is also available in Spanish, as are all of the courses on the Enrich platform.

Basics of 529s – A Virtual Course 

CSPN and NAST are pleased to release a course on “Understanding the Basics of a 529 Plan.” The interactive learning module has short videos, quizzes, and infographics for users to learn about college savings plans. At the end of the course, users can click through to visit the CSPN website for further information. 

ABLE Savings Plans – A Virtual Course 

Learn about ABLE savings plans with this virtual course. ABLE subject matter experts worked hard to ensure the course’s videos, text, and graphics are accurate and informational. Like all of these learning modules, feel free to link to them in your newsletters, webpages, etc.  Registration is required for the courses, but there is no fee for participants.

Getting Started with Retirement Security  

Read more about how to get started with state-facilitated retirement programs. Many states offer these retirement accounts to the self-employed, gig workers, and employees of small businesses. At the end of the short learning video, there is a call to action page with a hot map that includes links to states that have, or are about to have, these retirement programs. 

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