2015 Financial Popular Press Book Reviews

Book selections to keep you learning through the summer: Listen now:  2015 Book Reviews Moderator:  Michael Collins, Associate Professor in Consumer Finance and Extension State Specialist, Center for Financial Security Books: “I Will Teach You To Be Rich” – 2009,  reviewed by Collin O’Rourke/Sherry Daniels, Portage County  “Life & Debt: a fresh approach to achieving […]

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Summer Reading for Financial Educators

This time on Lunchtime Learning – summer reading selections to keep you learning until we return in September. Books discussed – Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work, Heath, Chip Protecting Your Parents’ Money: The Essential Guide to Helping Mom and Dad Navigate the Finances of Retirement, Opdyke, Jeff D. Scarcity: Why […]

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Summer Reading: A Critical Review of Popular Press Books on Managing Money

This time on Lunchtime Learning – summer reading selections to keep you learning until we return in September. Books discussed – The Total Money Makeover Your Money or Your Life Guide to Surviving Debt Pound Foolish Voice over PPT A Critical Review of Popular Press Books The Book ChallengeBooks on Money Management:  Can you get […]

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Economic and Demographic Trends to Guide Financial Education Planning

Professionals working in communities often seek data that helps direct and define financial capability building strategies. But local level data on consumer and household economic trends is not widely available.  This brief offers an overview of ten potential indicators as well as a few tools available online including those specifically for the state of Wisconsin. […]

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Technology and Social Media for Financial Education

This Issue Brief highlights technology tools for promoting positive financial behaviors. Financial Education strategies using new technology and social media are discussed in the brief and during the lunchtime learning conversation on August 8. Issue Brief Using New Technologies and Social Media for Financial Education

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How Financial Reform Will Really Work

The historic new law aims to keep you safe. But even as regulators write the rules, the financial industry is pushing back, and your wallet is up for grabs. By Donna Rosato Find the nearest copy of this article in Money magazine (VOL. 39, NO. 8 – September 2010)  through the on-line World Catalog.

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