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Bernie Miller - From Mowing Lawns to Molding Legacies

Chicagoan Bernie Miller is Executive Vice President of The Federal Savings Bank. He is also NAHREP 10 Ambassador and was selected as Certified Trainer of the Month for May 2024. Bernie has trained more than 360 people this year, providing invaluable insights and mentorship. His commitment to the NAHREP 10 wealth disciplines has made a significant impact.

Bernie Miller's wealth journey is a testament to the values instilled in him from a young age. The journey is deeply rooted in the foundational values instilled in him from a young age, setting the stage for a lifelong commitment to financial empowerment. Reflecting on his early money lessons, Bernie recalls his father's impactful words, "We go to other families and we get their money." Growing up in a family with a unique perspective on money, he learned the importance of hard work and entrepreneurship early on. His father's lesson about starting his own lawn-mowing business at just 12 years old taught him valuable financial principles that have guided him throughout his life.

At the Chicago Federal Savings Bank, Bernie's work ethos is further highlighted by his involvement in programs like the Hispanic Wealth Project. He shared, "Programs like the NAHREP 10 Certified Trainer (CT) Program have shaped my understanding of financial education and its impact on communities." This dedication reflects Bernie's unwavering commitment to supporting the Hispanic community and promoting financial stability through mentorship and advocacy.

Bernie's engagement with initiatives like the Hispanic Wealth Project speaks to his passion for making a positive impact. He notes, "The Certified Trainer Program has allowed me to empower individuals, serving as a mentor and ambassador for financial education, creating a ripple effect of empowerment that echoes through the community." His infectious energy and enthusiasm leave a lasting impression, inspiring others to strive for financial success and personal growth.

For Bernie, true wealth transcends monetary value; it lies in the fulfillment and impact one brings to others. He emphasizes, "Through authenticity and a genuine desire to make a difference, we leave a lasting legacy."

Disclosure: Please note that the information provided in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and should not be construed as financial advice.
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