Students Speak: A Range of Financial Smarts on Display at Transition H.S.

We spend our lives learning, failing and trying again when it comes to money. Most of us are able to get to a place where we can make it work. There are different advantages, various [...]

Students Speak: A Range of Financial Smarts on Display at Transition H.S.2017-07-13T13:35:09-06:00

There’s No Place Like Milwaukee (A #GivingTuesday Story)

Too often, when you hear the words “youth” and “Milwaukee” in the same sentence, it’s followed by tales of dismay and disillusionment. It could be easy to let crime statistics or test scores overshadow the [...]

There’s No Place Like Milwaukee (A #GivingTuesday Story)2017-07-13T13:35:12-06:00

“You Can Never Underestimate the Power of a Single Action”: MPS Superintendent Dr. Driver on Financial Education and Empowering Milwaukee’s Teens

Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver recently gave an impassioned perspective on the power of sharing knowledge with the city's teenagers. As a partner with MPS since our inception and given Dr. Driver’s prominent [...]

“You Can Never Underestimate the Power of a Single Action”: MPS Superintendent Dr. Driver on Financial Education and Empowering Milwaukee’s Teens2017-07-13T13:35:12-06:00

Money Coach: Bringing Students from “Scared” to Empowered

When it came to credit cards, Shanice was like a lot of high school juniors: “scared.” A new financial literacy program called Money Coach introduced at the school not only gave Shanice peace of mind [...]

Money Coach: Bringing Students from “Scared” to Empowered2017-07-13T13:35:12-06:00