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.
- Study: “Are Teachers Making the Grade in Personal Finance Education?"
- 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||