Financial Literacy
Hands On Banking Program

This platform is conducted through the Mentee Curriculum which involves;

This program is designed to provide early opportunities for middle and high school student participants to learn financial literacy skills. The goals of the program are;

  • To increase their knowledge of the importance of economic empowerment

  • Increase their knowledge of financial literacy and key terms

  • Demonstrate the ability to make good financial choices and decisions

Interact with professionals in the finance and banking sector.

The Hands On Banking Curriculum is integrated into the 100 Black Men of Madison’s existing mentoring program to further enhance mentoring efforts and initiatives. Please Click on the logo below to view the curriculum.

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Dollars and $ense Program

​The Dollars and Sense Program was designed to deliver financial and investment education to high school aged students, using a text which was developed in cooperation with Better Investing Inc.  The program incorporates an eight-week set of modules relating to credit, risk management and investing.  These presentations are made by strategic partners of the 100 BMM.

The Dollars and Sense program is an important tool for acquainting young people to the crucial concepts of finance and investing.  The program appropriately endeavors to involve youth who often are left out of programs and resources that facilitate economic education. The Dollars and Sense Program has been an important enhancement of the One Hundred of Madison’s Economic Development and Education Committees.


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Madison, Wisconsin 53701-0787

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