Student Loan Consolidation (as reported by Jeff Gitlen on

Often, borrowers accrue multiple student loans from multiple sources. That is why we have such a thing as student loan consolidation. If you fall into this group, you may have already considered consolidating these loans into one new loan. But there are things you should consider before taking that next step. First, it is important… Read More

W!se Hosts Summer Night Strings Reception & Benefit Concert

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Wednesday, June 27, Working in Support of Education (W!se) hosted Summer Night Strings—a Reception and Benefit Concert. The sold out event was held in the Katie Murphy Amphitheatre at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. Guests were treated to a special evening of music by Damien Escobar, one of the… Read More

Women and Finance (as reported by Preeti Varathan on

Do you feel like the financial industry caters more to men than to women? Over 70% of respondents in a recent survey of women thought so. And that could be part of the reason why so many of them did not feel like they had adequately prepared for retirement. In general, women in the US… Read More

Student Loan Repayment Plans (as reported by Dan Kopf on

It is a common piece of advice to students who graduate with student loans – that they should opt for a repayment plan that prioritizes paying back as much as they can as soon as they can. Unfortunately, this advice is often wrong. No two people are alike – nor are their careers and/or debts…. Read More


NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Friday, June 8, Working in Support of Education (W!se) held its annual Scholars Reception to honor high school students who earned a score of 95% or higher on W!se’s 2017-18 national standardized Financial Literacy Certification Test. The Test is administered each year at high schools from 48 states that participate… Read More