“Diminishing Stigma of LGBTQ+ Student Mental Health” Places First at QLI Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y.– On Tuesday, June 7, Working in Support of Education (W!se) held the 27th Annual Quality of Life INNOVATIONS (QLI) Awards Ceremony at PwC on Madison Ave, New York City. High school students from the five boroughs participated in developing innovative solutions to quality of life issues in their communities with eight teams… Read More

Five Smart Ways on How to Finance a Car (Guest Post by Tim Setterfield)

Apart from a house, a car can be one of the most expensive things you’ll buy. The ideal situation in purchasing a vehicle is paying for it upfront and driving away with it fully paid and without debt. However, this scenario might not be feasible for many people, with statistics showing that 69% percent of… 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

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

W!se Launches Financial Literacy App!

Dear Friends, I am thrilled to announce the launch of the W!se Financially Literacy app to enhance our Financial Literacy Certification program! This newly developed resource is a cloud-based mobile app with an updated database of practice test questions that enables students from schools participating in the Certification program to take practice tests and quizzes… Read More

Why It’s Important to Understand the Cost of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy (Guest Post by Ben Tejes of Ascend Finance)

Understanding Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be confusing to individuals looking for debt relief. Another confusing topic is the cost of bankruptcy. The cost of filing bankruptcy is one of the most common reasons why people do not meet with a bankruptcy lawyer. Unfortunately, the concern about cost keeps many people from discovering… Read More