Financial Education Center
Teaching You to Manage Your Money
Madison, WI 53713 Phone: 608- 261-5077 Fax: 608-261-9727
The Dane County UW-Extension Financial Education Center is located at the Villager Mall in the heart of south Madison. The objective of the center is to increase the financial literacy skills of residents in Madison and Dane County thereby empowering them to achieve financial security. We offer consistent, reliable financial education through classes, one-on-one coaching and various programs and services in a neutral, central and familiar location. The center is open to anyone interested in improving his or her money management skills.
Check out this video featuring our own Deb Neubauer discussing Financial Literacy for Women: http://video.channel3000.com/watch.php?id=48893
Classes and Workshops
- Get Checking Program – Click for Information
- Upcoming Financial Education Classes
- Retirement Planning Today® – Click for Autumn 2014 Info (pdf)
Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA / TCE)
The Financial Education Center’s Free Vounteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site is open January 27 – April 14, 2014.
When: (No Appointment Required)
- Mondays: Noon-6 pm
- Wednesdays: Noon-6 pm
- Saturdays: 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Richard Dilley Tax Center, The Villager Mall (Atrium Entrance), 2300 South Park Street, Madison, Wi 53713
Who: Low Income, elderly and/or people with disabilities
- VITA Brochure 2014 (pdf)
- Spanish VITA Brochure 2014 (pdf)
- Call the Financial Education Center at 608-261-5077 or email Gail Leinweber at firstname.lastname@example.org
Financial Coaching Program
The Financial CHANGE Coaching program provides motivational support to individuals using Coaching, a Hands-on approach, Accountability, Networking with peers, Goal setting and an Educational component. Participants are connected with a volunteer coach who works with them for a 6-month period. The program is free and open to anyone who would like a little financial motivation.
Money Management Tools