Gov. Evers, DFI Announce Collaboration with Financial Fitness Group to Provide New Financial Wellness Program for Wisconsin Residents and Employees

ELEVATE Wisconsin™ aims to raise awareness of the importance of financial well-being and provide industry-leading financial education MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today, together with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), announced that the Financial Fitness Group (FFG), developers of industry-leading interactive financial wellness solutions for top financial service firms, government agencies, and large corporations, is collaborating […]

 FFG is attending the CU FinHealth™ Conference 2022

Financial Fitness Group is very excited to attend the National Credit Union Foundation CU FinHealth™ Conference 22. It is our first time attending, and we’re proud to be a FOCUS Sponsor. While at the conference Summit Credit Union Managing Vice President of Financial Empowerment, Sarah Campagna, will speak about our partnership in creating a workplace financial wellness program for […]

How is Saving Important to Financial Literacy?

America Saves Week is here! It is a national opportunity for organizations to work together within their communities to transform the lives of millions of Americans. Did you know 69% of adult Americans have less than $1,000 in a savings account? More than two-thirds of Americans have less than $1,000 saved up! That may be […]

How to Prepare for Tax Season 2022

Tax Season is officially here! What have you done to prepare? How do you personally file your taxes? Filing for taxes can be a stressful task when it doesn’t necessarily have to be. There is a plethora of expert information out there from experts on how to get tips to save time and money. Believe […]

It’s January! Happy Financial Wellness Month!

What is Financial Wellness? Financial wellness is being able to meet all your past, current, and future) financial needs. It is about feeling financially secure enough to live balanced life. Financial wellness plays a direct part of mental and physical well being. The cost of financial stress impacts more than an individual’s bank account. Financial […]

What is the Value of Financial Education?

In these turbulent times, financial education is vital for ensuring the holistic development of personal growth; as well as development of trade and commerce in an economy. The problem of financial anxiety has been observed due to the lack of financial education that prevents individuals from living a sustainable and fulfilling life. Imagine honing the […]

4 Easy Tips for Balancing a Holiday Budget

The holiday season is swiftly approaching. With the rise of the Omicron variant, impending lockdowns, and global supply chain issues- who’s to say what’s next! The pressure to get all your holiday shopping done while maintaining a budget is on! Yet one thing is always for certain, the holiday season is synonymous with spending. If […]

Why is financial literacy important to FAFSA?

The application for FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is officially accessible on October 1st for the 2022-2023 academic year. FAFSA is a form that current and prospective students use to determine their eligibility for financial aid. 18 million students file for FAFSA annually. Federal aid is disbursed in two forms: federal student loans […]

Financial Literacy: Understanding Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is dominating the world of finance. It’s a tech-savvy way to invest that invites users to become experts. Different forms of cryptocurrencies are gaining plenty of traction in mainstream popularity. For unfamiliar users, it can be an off-putting and overly technical concept.  In simplified terms, cryptocurrency is essentially a decentralized digital currency in which […]