WISELearn Personal Financial Literacy
WISELearn for Personal Financial Literacy is a resource central for schools, instructors, etc. on Personal Financial Literacy.
See how Wisconsin ranks in financial literacy and what experts say the fed and state governments should be done.
Your Life, Your Money is aimed at young adults who want to get their financial lives on track. It features a number of financial experts, including our friends Michelle Singletary (of Wisconsin) and Beth Kobliner.
2010 Financial Literacy Report: an interim view of Wisconsin's Financial Literacy legacy and future. [.pdf 1.5M, 36 pages]
Click here: for information on Reality Stores and links to Calendar of Events around the state.
MyMazuma - a Wisconsin Bankers Foundation created website to help you answer money-related questions such as how to save for college, buy a first home, or get a car loan. Search the website to find services, articles, classes, videos and in-school curriculum with answers to your financial questions.
|WI Department of Financial Institutions (DFI)||
Look Forward to Your Future website is a resource for students and parents who are facing questions and decisions about college and student debt.
|National Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy (NIFEL)||Three weeks of professional development for teachers each summer. Offered at Edgewood College, Madison.|
|Student Career Info||Provides live, interactive videoconferencing and web site stored video discussions on topics that provide information and insight on careers and life challenges for students, teachers and parents.|
|Economics Wisconsin||We work with teachers across Wisconsin through our Centers for Economic Education, our workshops and other financial and economic programs.|
|Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy||The Council is part of a pro-active approach to improving financial literacy in Wisconsin and making the state the recognized national leader when it comes to promoting financial literacy.|
|Educational Communications Board|
|Wisconsin Jump$tart Coalition||Speakers for the classroom
Support for financial literacy
|KnowHow2GoWisconsin||Encourages 8th through 10th graders to prepare for college. Financial aid information is provided.|
|Asset Builders of America||
|Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU)||Workshops for teachers, as well as students|
|Wisconsin Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (WAFSAA)||
|Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (JA)||
|Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges||College Readiness 21 program|
|College Possible (Milwaukee)||After-school program in Milwaukee for low-income students preparing for college|
|Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation (GLHEC)||Dedicated to helping make college a reality. Also make successful student loan repayment possible, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education and private lenders.|
|Higher Education Aids Board||HEAB administers programs of student financial aid, including grant, scholarship, and loan programs; tuition reciprocity agreements; and tuition capitation contracts.|
(formerly Make a Difference Wisconsin)
|Proven financial education curriculum for educators; lessons led by volunteers from your business community; flexible lessons and scheduling.|
|Wisconsin Institute for Certified Public Accountants||
|Wisconsin Educational Opportunities Program (WEOP)||
|UW-Madison Center for Financial Security||