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Brenda Campbell, Joe Schlidt among 2017 Financial Literacy Award winners

Brenda Campbell, Joe Schlidt among 2017 Financial Literacy Award winners Gov. Scott Walker announced the 2017 winners of the state's top financial literacy honors, including SecureFutures President and CEO Brenda Campbell and Joe Schlidt, a [...]

Brenda Campbell, Joe Schlidt among 2017 Financial Literacy Award winners 2018-01-16T10:41:30+00:00

The ‘challenges’ of a healthy start with credit at Burlington H.S.

The ‘challenges’ of a healthy start with credit at Burlington H.S. There were moments of quiet note-taking for teens at Burlington High School, then spikes of student questions, complex and fundamental, on aspects of credit. [...]

The ‘challenges’ of a healthy start with credit at Burlington H.S. 2018-01-11T10:20:18+00:00

Debt and groceries, paychecks and entrepreneurship: a comprehensive morning of personal finance for La Follette juniors

Debt and groceries, paychecks and entrepreneurship: a comprehensive morning of personal finance for La Follette juniors Ryan, a junior at La Follette H.S., put his fears at the feet of Andrew Justus, his Money Sense [...]

Debt and groceries, paychecks and entrepreneurship: a comprehensive morning of personal finance for La Follette juniors 2017-12-14T14:53:38+00:00

12 Days of Charitable Giving: SecureFutures

Forbes' 12 Days of Charitable Giving Andrew D. Burish, CIMA, Managing Director with The Burish Group (UBS) in Madison, Wisconsin, (and one of Forbes' Top Wealth Advisors for 2017) encourages his employees to volunteer with [...]

12 Days of Charitable Giving: SecureFutures 2017-12-14T09:24:51+00:00

SecureFutures has a head start teaching teens financial literacy

SecureFutures, which has been teaching the basics of money management to teens since 2006, is a model for the type of financial education that is now mandated in Wisconsin. The bill, signed into law last [...]

SecureFutures has a head start teaching teens financial literacy 2017-12-05T09:46:33+00:00

9 budget tips that’ll help you survive the holidays

New from College Covered: By cutting back on your spending and being thoughtful about presents, there are plenty of ways to keep your holiday budget in check without sacrificing joy. Here’s how to do it [...]

9 budget tips that’ll help you survive the holidays 2017-12-04T11:13:53+00:00

Brown Deer seniors gain “power,” for today’s bank accounts and tomorrow’s aspirations

Brown Deer seniors gain “power,” for today’s bank accounts and tomorrow’s aspirations To Dominique, learning good financial behaviors is all about “power.” As a senior at Brown Deer High School, Dominique is getting multiple opportunities [...]

Brown Deer seniors gain “power,” for today’s bank accounts and tomorrow’s aspirations 2017-12-04T09:49:34+00:00

Giving Tuesday gratitude: Reagan H.S. students share the importance of volunteers, financial education

Giving Tuesday gratitude: Reagan H.S. students share the importance of volunteers, financial education It started with one email. Then, a few minutes later, another. Then a few more until it turned out every student in [...]

Giving Tuesday gratitude: Reagan H.S. students share the importance of volunteers, financial education 2017-11-28T10:16:46+00:00

Educator’s speak: Michael Kania of Nicolet High School on credit, awareness and fresh perspectives

Educator’s speak: Michael Kania of Nicolet High School on credit, awareness and fresh perspectives Michael Kania is an educator in the business and technology department at Nicolet High School, in Glendale, just north of Milwaukee. [...]

Educator’s speak: Michael Kania of Nicolet High School on credit, awareness and fresh perspectives 2017-11-15T10:16:03+00:00