TENTH ANNIVERSARY: 100 BEST W!SE HIGH SCHOOLS TEACHING PERSONAL FINANCE

New York, NY – April 26, 2022 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national nonprofit, celebrated the 10th anniversary of its ranking, the “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” during a virtual ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. The first place distinction was given to Academies of West Memphis in West Memphis, Arkansas…. Read More

TENTH ANNIVERSARY: 100 BEST W!SE HIGH SCHOOLS TEACHING PERSONAL FINANCE

New York, NY – April 26, 2022 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national nonprofit, celebrated the 10th anniversary of its ranking, the “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” during a virtual ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. The first place distinction was given to Academies of West Memphis in West Memphis, Arkansas…. Read More

Financial Literacy Ambassador Awards Announced

Financial Literacy Ambassador Awards Announced New York, NY – August 25, 2021 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national educational nonprofit, announced the five 2021 Financial Literacy Ambassadors today during a virtual ceremony. High school students who passed the Wise Financial Literacy Certification Test with a score of 95% or better and interested in… Read More

9th Annual 100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance Rankings Announced

New York, NY – April 22, 2021 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national educational nonprofit, announced the 2021 ranking of its“100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” today during a virtual ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. The High School for Math, Science, and Engineering in New York City earned first place. Hurley… Read More

“Celebrating More Than Two Decades of Civic Engagement and Social Justice”

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Monday, June 8, Working in Support of Education (W!se) celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Quality of Life INNOVATIONS (QLI). Despite widespread school closures and a nation in lockdown, more than 125 guests marked the occasion by attending a virtual ceremony, which culminated with the announcement of the 2020 prize winners…. Read More

8th Annual 100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance Rankings Announced

New York, NY – April 27, 2020 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national educational nonprofit, announced the 2020 ranking of the “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” today during a virtual ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. Hurley High School in Virginia earned first place. The High School for Math, Science &… Read More

New IRS Validation Rules (as reported by www.cpapractiveadvisor.com)

This time of the year, the IRS fields countless calls from taxpayers and CPAs who have questions about tax filing. But all too often, they are flooded with another kind of call as well. These calls come from scammers whose sole aim is to defraud the IRS and potentially steal some valuable identifying information in… Read More

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

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

STUDENTS HONORED AT 2018 W!SE SCHOLARS RECEPTION HOSTED BY DEUTSCHE BANK

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