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On the table at JMAC: teens share their perspective on the direction of our community

On the table at JMAC: teens share their perspective on the direction of our community by Brenda Campbell, President and CEO, SecureFutures I heard glimmers of hope for our city yesterday. I also realized there [...]

On the table at JMAC: teens share their perspective on the direction of our community 2017-10-19T10:26:54+00:00

The start of sharp financial choices at Dominican and Carmen South

The start of sharp financial choices at Dominican and Carmen South Just a month into the school year and a host of financial education and mentoring lessons have kicked off across southeastern Wisconsin and Chicago. [...]

The start of sharp financial choices at Dominican and Carmen South 2017-10-11T11:53:03+00:00

BMO proves a reliable partner in teen financial empowerment

2017 Difference Maker organization: BMO proves a reliable partner in teen financial empowerment Across 12 years, name changes and thousands of teens in our community, SecureFutures and BMO remain invested partners in bettering the lives [...]

BMO proves a reliable partner in teen financial empowerment 2017-10-11T15:20:51+00:00

Jeff Wozniak carries the impact of teen empowerment everywhere he goes

2017 Difference Maker: Jeff Wozniak carries the impact of teen empowerment everywhere he goes Tucked into the suitcase Jeff Wozniak carries every day is a note from a student at Hmong American Peace Academy. Unprovoked, [...]

Jeff Wozniak carries the impact of teen empowerment everywhere he goes 2017-10-10T14:49:06+00:00

Are teens being set up for financial failure?

From "Lake Effect" on 89.7 FM: Are teenagers in U.S. and Wisconsin being set up for failure when it comes to managing their money? New data from financial empowerment nonprofit SecureFutures shows that could well [...]

Are teens being set up for financial failure? 2017-09-12T10:46:03+00:00

2017 survey

U.S. Teens Turn to Internet as Financial Basics Lag: Survey Students rank “Financial Education” as most important class to take before graduation; few teens have bank accounts, budgets or college savings plan Milwaukee, WI (Sept. [...]

2017 survey 2017-09-11T16:24:03+00:00

Teens light up with money questions in Milwaukee summer employment program

Teens light up with money questions in Milwaukee summer employment program Milwaukee’s next wave of carpenters and electricians spent a few summer mornings building a foundation of good financial behaviors. Seventeen Milwaukee teens opened up [...]

Teens light up with money questions in Milwaukee summer employment program 2017-08-28T12:48:09+00:00

Make A Difference becomes SecureFutures, helps more teens with financial planning

Make A Difference becomes SecureFutures, helps more teens with financial planning A nonprofit that aims to teach teens about financial responsibility will now be known as SecureFutures in a name change prompted by the organization's [...]

Make A Difference becomes SecureFutures, helps more teens with financial planning 2017-08-28T12:16:19+00:00

Has the way to ensure a healthy financial future changed?

Has the way to ensure a healthy financial future changed? The basic moves to ensure a healthy financial future seem easy enough. But for some people just entering the workforce, it feels like the rules [...]

Has the way to ensure a healthy financial future changed? 2017-08-28T13:11:32+00:00