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

How Realtors join the community effort to teach teens about money

Make A Difference volunteers will tell you that the critical element is reaching the students. Three volunteers -- Frank Berger, Bob Haglund and Kel Svoboda -- talked about why they lead these lessons and what [...]

How Realtors join the community effort to teach teens about money2017-09-08T11:12:29-06:00

Bringing together business leaders and educators to empower teens

Bringing together business leaders and educators to empower teens Brenda Campbell is the guest on "Money Sense", a financial trends and topics radio show. Host Karen Ellenbecker talks with Brenda and volunteer Jill Economou about [...]

Bringing together business leaders and educators to empower teens2017-08-28T13:57:34-06:00

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

Volunteers Speak: Student Potential Shines in Money Lessons

An exuberant smile from a first paycheck. A resilient stare as normalcy at home comes unraveled. Our financial literacy volunteers face teenagers at every step of their maturation, including first jobs and difficult family situations. [...]

Volunteers Speak: Student Potential Shines in Money Lessons2017-07-13T13:35:09-06:00