Skills Archives

Bridging the skills gap

May 13, 2013

By Raina J. Johnson Special to the Milwaukee Times Launched in February 2013, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch began a “Real Jobs with Rebecca” tour in our state. “The real jobs tour was started because we were looking for a way to illustrate the skills gap to all of Wisconsin. The skills gap is that space… [Read More]

Trim your wedding costs

May 11, 2013

Practical Money Skills for Life By Jason Alderman Director of Visa’s financial education programs Weddings have always been big business, but I was shocked to see how expensive they’ve become in the 17 years since my wife and I got married. According to the annual Real Weddings Study, the average wedding in the U.S. now… [Read More]

How financially literate are you?

April 28, 2013

Practical Money Skills for Life By Jason Alderman Director of Visa’s financial education programs I’m not sure whether it was intentional or merely a coincidence that several years ago Congress proclaimed April to be Financial Literacy Month. April is also the month when millions of Americans grimly write a check to the IRS and resolve… [Read More]