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Finances force choice between money or health and safety

Ryan Dietrich, Journalist

April 20, 2020

Whitewater students are living in a future history lesson. The coronavirus pandemic has flipped the world upside down and changed the lives of many. As for the students attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the campus has been shut down, and now many students have vastly different financial...

UW-Whitewater Money Smart Week Preview

UW-Whitewater Money Smart Week Preview

Carli Pope, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

April 3, 2019

Starting April 1, UW-Whitewater students will be encouraged to take part in Smart Money Week. Smart Money Week is a program designed by the Federal Reserve in Chicago to help consumers learn to better manage their personal finances and promote financial literacy. UW-W is not the only campus that participate...

Smart Money Week focuses on financial responsibility

Smart Money Week focuses on financial responsibility

Sutton Rettig and Kaarin Lorum

May 1, 2018

Beginning Monday, April 23, an array of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students took part in Money Matters Week, a series of on-campus events aimed toward engaging in financial workshops meant to educate students about responsible money management. Senior Jacob Leitheiser, a finance student, ...

Guns and bail money

Guns and bail money

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018

Rap once found itself locked in a prison of musical ignorance that not only I, but everyone possesses in the deepest corners of their mind. Rap found itself cellmates with country and dubstep in my prison. But one night while I listened to National Public Radio, a quick-witted, canny and engagin...

In the business of love

In the business of love

Garrett Kluever, Biz And Tech Editor

February 13, 2018

Love is a powerful thing this time of year. It’s in the air, on the mind, and in the wallets. Valentine’s Day holds a special place in our culture. The 14th of February crafts images of chocolates, large red hearts, and of course flowers. But no one wants them a day early or late. Tim Hump...

It is never too early to talk about retirement

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

November 15, 2017

On Nov. 16, retirement planner from Fidelity, Bob Intoccia, will be on campus to host a tax shelter annuity enrollment workshop for 403(b) which are retirement plans certain employees of public schools and specific tax-exempt organizations. He will also be available for one-on-one appointments that day t...

How to save money at local businesses

April 3, 2013

  Looking to save money?  Thanks to the Student Savers Club, students are able to save money at local, national and web-based businesses. The SSC was established through a contract signed by the Whitewater Student Government and the SSC. The contract will only last a year, and WSG can...

Holiday shopping on a budget

December 5, 2012

  With the Holidays around the corner, students everywhere are looking for inexpensive and personable gifts for their friends and family. For those still struggling, here is a guide for cheap and easy-to-make gifts to help you get the perfect gift for your loved ones.   1. Picture...

Consider This

September 5, 2012

With school being so expensive, how can I be financially responsible and not overspend? Every college student is aware of the expenses involved with furthering their education. With the beginning of the school year, students are purchasing food, supplies and items for their apartments, all while paying UW...

Parking violations painful for students

March 8, 2011

Recent statistics show that students, faculty and staff don’t always follow the rules when it comes to parking legally. After all, parking services issues about 16,000 parking tickets each year and about 100 per day during the fall and spring semesters, Parking Services Director Bob Breck...

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