16th National MoneyPOWER Conference

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Tuesday, November 6, middle and high school educators will attend W!se’s 16th National MoneyPOWER Conference for Financial Literacy in New York City. Hosted by Citi at its World Headquarters, the Conference will feature experts in finance and education, with a focus on strengthening teachers’ knowledge of personal finance and providing instructional… Read More

Impact Investing on the Rise (as reported by Anna Bahney on money.cnn.com)

According to a recent survey, 88% of American investors say that market performance is the most important factor in their investing. That means, not surprisingly, that earning higher returns and making more money is the #1 reason they choose to invest. However, the same survey also signals a continuation of a trend among a number… Read More

Student Loan Consolidation (as reported by Jeff Gitlen on www.lendedu.com)

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