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

“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

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

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 finance2017-08-24T09:32:43-06:00

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

Divyne & Kara: the one-on-one connections at the center of Money Coach

Divyne & Kara: the one-on-one connections at the center of Money Coach Divyne, 17, knows she has the tools to make her dreams of becoming a high-profile accountant a reality. That's because she has support [...]

Divyne & Kara: the one-on-one connections at the center of Money Coach2017-08-24T09:41:18-06:00

Students speak: Money Coach teens share ‘healthy habits’ they’ll take into adulthood

Students speak: Money Coach teens share ‘healthy habits’ they’ll take into adulthood Money Coach students recently shared stories of financial freedom with a select group of local business leaders in a program we call “Your [...]

Students speak: Money Coach teens share ‘healthy habits’ they’ll take into adulthood2017-08-24T10:00:52-06:00