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

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

Behaviors – not literacy – bring true change with personal finance

Behaviors – not literacy – bring true change with personal finance by Brenda Campbell, president and CEO, Make A Difference – Wisconsin Financial literacy is the easy part. Behavioral change is what matters most. That’s [...]

Behaviors – not literacy – bring true change with personal finance 2017-08-24T09:32:43+00:00

Feature volunteer: Armen Hadjinian seeks out students where personal finance is “so real”

Feature volunteer: Armen Hadjinian seeks out students where personal finance is “so real” Armen Hadjinian leads financial lessons for the whole family. Since 2011, Armen has been a Money Sense volunteer at Shared Journeys, a [...]

Feature volunteer: Armen Hadjinian seeks out students where personal finance is “so real” 2017-08-24T09:33:14+00:00

Our community’s financial literacy leaders for 2016-17

Our community’s financial literacy leaders for 2016-2017 We appreciate every single one of our volunteers. It's not hyperbole: you are the lifeblood of our organization, the ones who make the impact happen in classrooms, for [...]

Our community’s financial literacy leaders for 2016-17 2017-08-24T09:33:46+00:00

Q&A: Kathy Weinberg-Kinsey reflects on the unique impact of ‘fantastic volunteers’

Q&A: Kathy Weinberg-Kinsey reflects on the unique impact of ‘fantastic volunteers’ Kathy Weinberg-Kinsey has been our Volunteer Manager since 2011. For our hundreds of volunteers, Kathy is usually the primary person they connect on anything [...]

Q&A: Kathy Weinberg-Kinsey reflects on the unique impact of ‘fantastic volunteers’ 2017-08-24T09:34:16+00:00