Capital One Supports W!se Institute & Financial Literacy Program

Media Contact: Mary Jo Rohrer | 212-421-2700 | mjrohrer@wise-ny.org Capital One Supports W!se Institute & Financial Literacy Program New York, NY, – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from Capital One bank to support diverse, economically disadvantaged students at the W!se Institute and through the… Read More

Euro Challenge Preliminary Round Results 2019

Delegation of the European Union to the United States Press Contact: Anna Prisco (202) 429 6387 April 09, 2019  U.S. High School Students Compete in 2019 Euro Challenge   American high school students will gather to compete in the annual Euro Challenge contest at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on May 2, 2019.  Following… Read More

Voya Financial Supports W!se Financial Literacy Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2019 Media Contact: Mary Jo Rohrer | 212-421-2700 | mjrohrer@wise-ny.org Voya Financial® Supports W!se Financial Literacy Program New York, NY, – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from Voya Financial® to continue to support the Financial Literacy Certification Program in… Read More

How to Raise Financially Independent Daughters

Check out this article which prepares parents and guardians for how to ensure that their daughters are raised with the same amount of financial knowledge as their sons. Some starter tips are listed below: -Model money equality at home. -Teach money-management behaviors early. -Narrate your actions and thought processes involving money. -Be honest about your… Read More

NJ middle schools now required to offer financial literacy courses

W!se is thrilled to share the news that all New Jersey middle schools are now required to offer financial literacy courses. The new law will go into effect in September to start the new school year on a strong note! https://apnews.com/0643abb8f79c45a392ec40343a4665e0 Read More

6 Important Reasons Why You Must Focus on Gaining Financial Literacy (Guest Post by Rick Pendykoski of Self Directed Retirement Plans)

Financial literacy is the knowledge of understanding how money works. It also helps you understand different aspects of finances like investment, management and expenditure. Apart from enabling you to make financially responsible decisions, it also helps you increase wealth. Putting money in the right places like the stock market and Roth 401k can help you… Read More

Financial Literacy Around the World (reported by howmuch.net)

Visualizing Financial Literacy Rates Around the World What is financial literacy? The S&P’s Global Financial Literacy Survey defines it as the ability to understand essential financial concepts in making informed decisions about saving, investing and borrowing. The survey asked respondents a series of financial literacy questions. Here’s one example. Suppose you have some money. Is it safer to… Read More