Mentor enjoys seeing FSU football players embrace their platform

For the past two years, Didier Occident has been helping Florida State football players prepare for the future with his “Secure the Bag” financial literacy program. Through formal team presentations and informal mentoring, the Virginia-based financial adviser has educated the Seminoles about everything from creating a budget and understanding the importance of saving to learning […]

Why Jeremy Pruitt had a financial adviser speak to Tennessee football team

Jeremy Pruitt remembers being a college football player and seeing credit card applications around campus. The credit cards had “about 28 percent interest,” Pruitt said, recalling the potentially risky financial decision for an 18-year-old to make. Now the Tennessee football coach, Pruitt wants to make sure his players are making sound financial decisions so he […]