Current Events

National Credit Education Week
National Credit Education Week — April 23 – 30, 2017

National Credit Education Week is sponsored by ACA International, ACA International Education Foundation and CBM Credit Education Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the national Jump$tart Coalition’s Personal Financial Literacy for youth month.


Money Smart Week – Wisconsin
Money Smart Week – Wisconsin — April 23-30, 2017

Money Smart Week – Wisconsin is sponsored annually by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy.

For additional information go to:


National Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy

Formerly known as the “Wisconsin Institute of Financial and Economic Education,” this financial education program is offered for all educators teaching Personal Finance. Three graduate credits may be earned each week from Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin. The National Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy is presented by the Wisconsin Jump$tart Coalition in conjunction with Edgewood College. Major funding is provided by the CBM Credit Education Foundation.

Educators are invited to call or write for a free brochure…


– Life’s major purchases-be sure to read the fine print
– The “simple” paycheck-who gets what
– Entrepreneurship-business start-up


– Informed investing, investor protection-make investing for a lifetime a priority
– Insurance basics-building your safety net
– Time value of money

CREDIT AND MONEY — July 10-12, 2017
On line work begins June 1st

– The “urge to splurge” and consumer credit
– Credit reporting
– Monetary policy

Major Funding provided by CBM Credit Education Foundation, Inc.


The Madison Money Conference
A One-Day Conference on Personal Finance.

Master your personal finances — Bring the whole family — Win door prizes — Meet nationally known authors and speakers — Have lots of fun

Date and time to be announced…

Location to be announced — Madison, Wisconsin

For additional information contact: Richard Entenmann (608) 663-6332

Funding provided by CBM Credit Education Foundation, Inc.


NEW…Identity Theft/Identity Fraud Monograph and Brochure

Click on “Educational Materials” and then click on “Identity Theft: Your Good Name Gone Bad” to read or download this new monograph.

For a copy of the full color brochure send a request to the CBM Credit Education Foundation at the address listed under “Other Publications Available.”

This brochure is also available in Spanish.