Financial Life Skills

Financial Life Skills students in podFinancial Life Skills program (FLS) comes from the Personal Finance major and Consumer Science Department. It features one-credit courses that assist students from across the UW campus in managing their finances while in college and in the “real world.” But FLS courses are also an opportunity for students in SoHE’s Personal Finance program to earn their own real-world experience by serving and Peer Educators who provide advice and insight for their fellow students.

Press Links

How to Help Colleges Teach Financial LiteracyThe Wall Street Journal

Financial Life Skills Program Wins 2016 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award
SoHE Student blog
Chancellor Blank remarks on SoHE Financial Life Skills courses
Are the Kids Really All Right?, On Wisconsin Magazine
UW’s Schoool of Human Ecology Focuses on Problems of Life, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Grocery Bills, Credit Cards, Wants and Needs: New Class About Personal Finances, Wisconsin State Journal

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For more information, contact:

Linda Lepe,CFP®, Director, Financial Life Skills Program | linda.lepe@wisc.edu | 608.890.3025