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Educator Appreciation Month: a reflection on your impact on teen financial education

Educator Appreciation Month: a reflection on your impact on teen financial education As a former educator, I get it. You work hard to give your students the best. Your work day often doesn't stop at [...]

Educator Appreciation Month: a reflection on your impact on teen financial education2018-01-31T13:05:09-06:00

Educator’s Speak: Q&A with LeeAnn Wellenstein at Port Washington High School

Educator's Speak: Q&A with LeeAnn Wellenstein at Port Washington High School LeeAnn Wellenstein at Port Washington High School has partnered with our programs and volunteers nearly a dozen times over the past two school years. [...]

Educator’s Speak: Q&A with LeeAnn Wellenstein at Port Washington High School2018-01-31T10:44:52-06:00

“Blessed” for financial coaching: Money Coach alum and education partner share program impact

“Blessed” for financial coaching: Money Coach alum and education partner share program impact Admittedly, Divyne, 17, was a “horrible saver.” Divyne said her Money Coach lessons and mentors at PEARLS for Teen Girls gave her [...]

“Blessed” for financial coaching: Money Coach alum and education partner share program impact2018-01-23T15:00:19-06:00

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 winners2018-01-16T10:41:30-06:00

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.2018-01-11T10:20:18-06:00

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 juniors2017-12-14T14:53:38-06:00

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 literacy2017-12-05T09:46:33-06:00