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Student Loan Debt Relief Workshop Set for April 21

MADISON –The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will hold a free online student loan debt relief workshop on Thursday, April 21. The event is timed to help student borrowers prepare for the end of the federal student loan payment pause, which is now […]

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Gov. Evers Proclaims 529 College Savings Plan Day

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) announced that Gov. Tony Evers has proclaimed this Saturday, May 29, 2021, to be 529 College Savings Plan Day in Wisconsin. The proclamation aligns with National 529 Day and encourages students and families to learn more about the increasing flexibility of 529 savings plans in […]

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Take the Challenge: Build Your Financial Security

MADISON, Wis. –The Wisconsin Strong Financial Fitness Challenge is underway for all Wisconsin Retirement System members and their families. The challenge offers participants free access to financial wellness education, resources, and tools to build financial security. Take the challenge now! Go to Start with a five-minute Financial Fitness Checkup, and then take advantage of […]

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Wisconsin DFI and BBB Wisconsin Warn Businesses About Misleading Solicitations

MADISON, Wis. – Today the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin (BBB) are warning businesses about solicitations designed to look like invoices arriving through postal mail and being reported to both DFI and BBB from “WI Certificate Service.” The solicitation is designed to look like it is from […]

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