Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.
Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Lao Tzu, Chinese Philosopher

Pathway Financial Education

Pathway Financial Education (“Pathway”) is a resource-driven training and education non-profit organization, headquartered at 18th & Vine Streets in the historic jazz district of Kansas City, Missouri. Pathway is committed to providing comprehensive financial training and education to small business owners and individuals.

Our Guiding Principles

Pathway was founded on the principles of diversity, inclusion, equity and access. We embrace these principles and affirm them in our mission. We uphold these principles in our programming and among our instructors.

Our Instructors

Pathway’s instructors are volunteers who have excelled in their careers. They include successful business owners, executives and highly credentialed professionals from Creative Planning. Instructors, while primarily employees of Creative Planning, may be joined by other volunteers from our expanding partnership.

Pathway’s instructors have degrees in law, accounting and other professions, as well as certifications and licenses in financial planning, insurance/risk management and more.

Our Community Outreach

Pathway proactively collaborates with community stakeholders to ensure inclusion and program relevancy. Through our outreach efforts, we offer transparency, engagement and a new pathway to economic viability and independence for the community.

Our Team

Our Board of Directors