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Attend the Oct. 17 financial literacy summit

Registrations are now being accepted for the fourth annual Wisconsin Summit of Financial Literacy set for Friday, Oct. 17 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. The event aims to support teachers, community outreach educators and workplace professionals who strive to enhance financial and economic literacy within their communities.


Green Bay Packers President mark Murphy will be the guest speaker at lunch.


The summit will give attendees the opportunity to access expert knolwdge, free resources and agencies willing to support participants in achieving their goals.


The Summit will include presentations on: 

  • Money Smart Week and other unique projects that were introduced to communities throughout the U.S.


  • Workplace Financial Literacy: two proven programs


  • Money Smart in Head$tart and Financial Coaching



  • The Geography of Jobs During the Great Recession and the Long, Slow Recovery 2007-2014


  • The Student Debt Crisis


  • The New World of Monetary Policy


  • Are you Living Beyond Your Means and Why is it So Difficult to Save?


  • The ACA and the Labor Market


  • This Little Piggy Cried Earn, Spend, Save: Creating a Classroom Economy


  • Educator Effectiveness and Personal Finance: It’s a Match!


  • Currency and the Fed


  • Who Desegregated Major League Baseball: Jackie Robinson or Adam Smith?


  • Bringing Your Community into the Classroom: The Community Exploration Project


  • Talk to Your Kids About Money Panel Discussion


The cost is $95, which includes lunch. Headline sponsors are EconomicsWisconsin, the Lakeland College Center for Economic Education, Governor Walker's Council on Financial Literacy, and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. Other sponsors are Fox Communities Credit Union, The Green Bay Packers, IBM, the Kohler Foundation, the Vollrath Company and the Windway Foundation.


Register online at and direct questions to Stephanie Croznek at

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