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Financial coaching
Financial coaching is a way to help families take steps that are right for them to increase their financial well-being and security.
Home loans and credit monitoring
Although many people use "credit report" and "credit score" interchangeably, the two are not the same.
Credit cards
Around the United States, elementary and secondary schools are seen as appropriate venues for teaching financial literacy and helping students gain skills to reach goals and achieve financial well-being.
Piggy bank
With financial literacy skills, people of all income levels can act — or not — to build their financial capability. They can create and manage a household budget, save money toward goals like buying a house or retirement, or even start a business. Lower- and middle-income families can use financial literacy to increase their overall security.
Financial tools
In the best of worlds, people never stop improving their ability to make smart financial choices. It's a lifelong endeavor, with the financial decisions people face changing as they age and circumstances shift.
Peggy Olive
Four financial strategies can help people use their money to balance their needs with enjoyment of their lives, UW-Extension senior outreach specialist Peggy Olive said in an Aug. 5, 2015, talk at the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs.
Michael Bell
Elizabethkingia continues to challenge epidemiologists as it afflicts people scattered throughout southern and eastern Wisconsin. It's a type of gram-negative bacteria found commonly in the environment, but only rarely causes disease in humans.
An outbreak of Elizabethkingia in Wisconsin has infected 48 people and killed 15 since November 2015. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pathogen specialist Dr. Michael Bell said the exact source of the outbreak is unknown, and CDC officials continue to research it.
Making financial decisions about health insurance can be difficult for people who are unable to understand what's included in their coverage plans.
The lack of data in adult literacy
In many ways, campaigns to improve literacy are more sophisticated than ever. In many ways, campaigns to improve literacy are more sophisticated than ever.