Money talks: Students share the power of financial mentoring
We recently celebrated our fourth successful year of Money Coach, the one-of-a-kind financial mentoring program as schools and community sites in Milwaukee and Waukesha. At a Money Coach “graduation” event in May held at Messmer High School, dozens of students took the stage to share the range of impact that financial empowerment has had on their lives.
Sometimes funny, a few times with tears in their eyes, teens described the importance of developing personal finance talents with guidance from compassionate volunteer “Coaches” in the community. Here are student quotes and photos from the evening:
Jeovanny, of Carmen H.S. of Science and Technology – South:
“Because of your help, I was able to save for college. Now I have hope in going to college. And I can go to college knowing I have some money saved. Thank you.”
Berenice, of Messmer High School:
“I’d like to thank my Coach Theresa