Financial Wellness

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For financial wellness inquiries, email or call us at 608-246-6170. We are also hosting online workshops this spring. View the schedule and pre-register 

Learn more about our health and safety plans for the spring semester. 

Don’t fret about debt!

Wolfie’s Wallet is Madison College’s free financial wellness program available to all students. Our goal is to help you make better financial decisions before, during and after college. We want you to make good money habits and give you the money smarts you need to thrive wherever life takes you.

What’s inside Wolfie’s Wallet?

  • Money management tips
  • Everyday budgeting tools
  • Student loan guidance
  • Financial wellness workshops
  • Online, interactive tools
  • One-on-one appointments with a financial counselor
myFinancials360 Planning Tool
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Crunch the Numbers

Check out myFinancials360 to access your custom, personalized financial wellness tool to compare and estimate income. In 15 minutes or less, you will have an estimate of your educational costs and the planning needed to be financially fit.

 

Login to myMadisonCollege New Portal and click on the My Finances tile to access myFinancials360!

Get Money Smart

Educate yourself! If you’re serious about getting money smart, sign up for your free GradReady account. When you sign up for GradReady, you gain member-only access to interactive money management tools like videos and quizzes to test your knowledge. 

Watch a video 

Get Advice

Managing money is one of the tougher parts of adulting – especially when you’re doing so on a college student budget. If you find yourself struggling, don’t feel bad. It’s normal.

The good news is that you don’t have to do it on your own. Schedule an appointment with a Financial Counselor by emailing FinancialLiteracy@madisoncollege.edu or calling (608) 246-6210.

Here are some of the financial topics we can help you with:

  • Budgeting and saving money
  • Managing credit cards
  • Handling student debt
  • Building and establishing credit
  • Dealing with identity theft
  • Tackling student loan repayment
Workshops & Courses

Workshops
Hungry for more knowledge? Sign up for a free workshop (and free pizza!). 

Topics include:

  • Money Management: Understanding income expenses and debt
  • Personal Spending Plan: Budgeting and saving money
  • Credit: Understand what credit means and how it's used
  • Long-Term Planning: Investing and retirement
  • Protection: Risk management and identity theft

Sign-Up Now

Courses
Coming Spring 2021! Check out our self-paced online Blackboard courses which are available to all students who wish to learn about financial wellness on their own time. If you don't see the courses below listed on your Blackboard course list, please send an email to FinancialLiteracy@madisoncollege.edu.

  • Wolfie’s Wallet Courses: Money Management
  • Wolfie’s Wallet Courses: Personal Spending Plan
  • Wolfie’s Wallet Courses: Credit
  • Wolfie’s Wallet Courses: Protection
  • Wolfie’s Wallet Courses: Long-term Planning

Additional Resources