New experiences for volunteer and students alike at El Puente

New experiences for volunteer and students alike at El Puente Something special always happens when volunteers venture into schools and communities new to them. That’s because students like Jasmin at El Puente High School always [...]

New experiences for volunteer and students alike at El Puente2017-11-08T11:18:48-06:00

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 2016-172017-08-24T09:33:46-06:00

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 mentoring2017-08-24T09:38:44-06:00

Money Coach Teens Invest Financial Skills Back into Their Families

Money Coach Teens Invest Financial Skills Back into Their Families Students with a financial mentor don’t just improve their lives – they invest those skills back into the needs and futures of their loved ones. [...]

Money Coach Teens Invest Financial Skills Back into Their Families2017-08-28T13:49:31-06:00

With Futures Right Around the Corner, Reagan H.S. Seniors are Financially Ready

With Futures Right Around the Corner, Reagan H.S. Seniors are Financially Ready Financial fundamentals mean more than budgets and banking. For seniors at Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School in Milwaukee, it’s integral to their [...]

With Futures Right Around the Corner, Reagan H.S. Seniors are Financially Ready2017-08-28T13:49:56-06:00

Innovation in Financial Education: PayPal CEO is Right to Downplay Technology

by Brenda Campbell, President & CEO, Make A Difference - Wisconsin It is very vogue to seek technological solutions to financial education problems. Over the last few years, dozens of startups have crowded the education [...]

Innovation in Financial Education: PayPal CEO is Right to Downplay Technology2017-07-13T13:35:08-06:00

Behind the Financial Impact Figures, There’s Someone Like Brittany

by Brenda Campbell, President and CEO, Make A Difference - Wisconsin By many accounts, I’m a numbers person. I love to see the quantitative results from surveys and research. I geek out over trend stories [...]

Behind the Financial Impact Figures, There’s Someone Like Brittany2017-07-13T13:35:08-06:00