Students speak: success stories from the ‘best year yet’ of Money Coach

Students speak: success stories from the ‘best year yet’ of Money Coach There was no question that 2017 was the “best year yet” for these four Money Coach students. Elliyah, Dunte, Dayana and Robert took [...]

Students speak: success stories from the ‘best year yet’ of Money Coach2018-02-02T14:00:47-06:00

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

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 community2017-10-19T10:26:54-05:00

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 goes2017-10-10T14:49:06-05:00

Money talks: Students share the power of financial mentoring

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 talks: Students share the power of financial mentoring2017-08-24T09:38:44-05:00

A Rainy Day Fund, No Matter the Weather: One Student’s Savings Creativity

You probably have a rainy day fund. But do you also have a snowy day fund, a sleet night fund and a foggy morning fund? If not, you may want to talk with 20-year old [...]

A Rainy Day Fund, No Matter the Weather: One Student’s Savings Creativity2017-07-13T13:35:12-05:00

Shorewood and James Madison – Two High Schools with Financial Literacy in Action

Financial literacy is a living breathing thing, especially to the teenagers at two fantastic Wisconsin high schools, James Madison and Shorewood. Last week, I was a fly on the wall at these schools for lessons [...]

Shorewood and James Madison – Two High Schools with Financial Literacy in Action2017-07-13T13:35:12-05:00