SOURCE: Family First

Family First

Family First

August 04, 2015 09:00 ET

National Nonprofits All Pro Dad and iMOM Partner With brightpeak financial to Financially Strengthen Families

National Partnership to Provide Resources to Help Families Become More Financially Secure

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2015) - Family First national nonprofits, All Pro Dad and iMOM, are teaming up with brightpeak financial to financially fortify families across the country. This partnership offers money management tips and solutions to help parents plan and secure financial futures for their families.

"We witness the financial stress many parents feel every day," said Mark Merrill, president and founder of Family First, the umbrella organization for All Pro Dad and iMOM. "This is why we are excited to partner with brightpeak -- to help parents gain financial freedom and lead with confidence now and in the future."

With a common goal to help families thrive, each partnering nonprofit seeks to work together to provide resources that can alleviate financial anxiety, the leading cause of conflict in marriages today. This partnership looks to build parents' financial confidence through knowledge and action. Parents who leverage the simple solutions available and take action where needed will face the future with a renewed sense of freedom.

On the All Pro Dad and iMOM websites, there will be a free copy of the Money Talk eBook from brightpeak, which encourages financial conversations between spouses. Families will have access to a free financial checkup, which allows them to gauge their current financial situation and recognize areas of strength and improvement. Additionally, families can sign up for the brightpeak newsletter, which provides up-to-date tips and resources for financial success.

"As a mother of five children, I know the pressure on moms today," said Susan Merrill, director of iMOM. "Our goal is for mothers to be equipped with the steps needed to put their financial concerns behind them and focus on raising their children with character and strong values."

All Pro Dad is the fatherhood program of Family First, which was founded by former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy. The innovative and unique organization seeks to help every father become passionate about his role in the family. Serving families and fathers for more than 17 years, All Pro Dad provides resources, training and events to help fathers raise their children for healthy and hopeful futures.

iMOM, an interactive resource providing parenting tips and family fun ideas for mothers of all ages, seeks to help mothers build lasting, meaningful relationships with their children. iMOM provides a unique, multimedia approach through and the Espresso Minute. delivers relevant information and advice to mothers from parenting experts. Espresso Minute, a thought-provoking daily email sent to 40,000 subscribers, offers mothers a quick shot of insight and encouragement.

"We're excited to partner with All Pro Dad and iMom as we collectively empower families to become more financially secure," said Ryan J. Foss, director, Partners and Business Development at brightpeak financial. "One of our core missions at brightpeak is to help families live with strength so they can experience generosity. This partnership helps us move toward that goal." 

For financial resources and more information on this partnership, visit or

Family First is a national nonprofit organization that reaches thousands of parents each day through its three primary programs: All Pro Dad,; iMOM,; and the Family Minute with Mark Merrill,

brightpeak financial is a faith-based, not-for-profit membership organization that helps young Christian families take action and plan for the future with hope and confidence. It is dedicated to helping Christians better manage their financial resources and protect their loved ones with financial products that meet their needs. brightpeak is a division of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, a not-for-profit membership organization of Christians founded more than a century ago. For more information about brightpeak, visit, or on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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