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Caring for caregivers, students advise peers on budgeting, and more.
The Badger$ense Financial Life Skills coursework is comprised of two one-credit classes that furnish undergraduate students the knowledge and tools they need to successfully manage their personal finances during and after college. These are blended courses, with multimedia lectures online and practical application exercises in class. Badger$ense Financial Life Skills utilizes Badger$ense Peer Coaches alongside […]
Badger$ense Peer Educators are undergraduates from any major who have an interest in helping their fellow students learn personal finance concepts. They: assist instructors by leading small student groups in the Badger$ense Financial Life Skills for-credit courses, offer one-on-one consultations with current UW students on basic financial questions (note: these consultations are currently available only to students […]
Mission: To empower students in defining and pursuing their life goals through evidence-based instruction in household and personal financial management. The Badger$ense Financial Life Skills program (formerly known as Financial Life Skills), as part of the Wisconsin Financial Capabilities Initiative, started in 2014 to provide students across UW with unique and innovative opportunities to learn about managing […]
All Ways Forward Priority Initiatives Through research, funding, and action, SoHE supports a range of special initiatives designed to improve the lives of children, families, and communities. Learn more about the goals and status of these projects. Prenatal to Five leverages cutting-edge research and education to reduce the significant achievement and poverty gaps that afflict […]