Our Partners

Each partner has its own program specialties that it can offer but they all have the same vision in mind. They want to use their resources combined with the resources of others to help individuals and families in the community through all types of financial hardships and/or questions. 

Altra Federal Credit Union

www.altra.org | infor@altra.org | 608.787.4500


​Provides financial education, at no cost, to those individuals who would like to become more knowledgeable on various financial topics.  Programs are offered to members with non-members being able to attend specific programs. 

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse

www.cclse.org | info@cclse.org | 608.782.0710


​Families and individuals will be able to receive evaluation of their situation, develop a plan, and participate in financial education.  Counseling for the following: Credit and debt management, Budgeting and money management skills, Financial literacy curriculum, Home buyer education & counseling, Mortgage delinquency/foreclosure information assistance, Fair housing information and referral​


Co-op Credit Union

www.coopcu.com 800.258.0023

“A leader in financial education and financial literacy initiatives for members and non-members through community and school partnerships. Free credit reports are offered as a resource during Money Smart Week.”

It Make$ Cents! Money Management Center UW-La Crosse

uwlax.edu/it-makes-cents| itmakescents@uwlax.edu | 608.785.8852


Provides financial literacy programs in order to address the financial concerns of students that are unique to college life.

La Crosse Public Library



The La Crosse Public Library provides free information of all types - books, online databases, grant information, investment information, business resources, individual research appointments, computer classes and more. Librarians at three La Crosse locations are ready to help you with any question you may have. 


Main Library: 800 Main St. 608-789-7100

North Community Library: 1552 Kane St. 608-789-7102

South Community Library: 1307 16th St. S. 608-789-7103








Marine Credit Union

www.marinecu.com | 800.923.7280


Provide information on a variety of topics including checking basics, advanced checking, products and services, checking/savings and products, identity theft, wants vs. needs, and budgeting.


Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial

https://reps.modernwoodmen.org/kkalk |

kenneth.j.kalk@mwarep.org | 608.385.9820


Modern Woodmen is about people. Created for our members. Owned and run by them too. Together, we’re here for each other, for our families and our communities. For over 135 years we’ve helped our members reach their financial goals. We offer services in Insurance, Savings, and Retirement Planning that meet your needs and work with your budget. Contact your local representative, Kenneth Kalk, at 608-385-9820 to start your journey to financial success.

Shirley M. Wright Memorial Library

www.wrlsweb.org/trempealeau| 608-534-6197


The mission of the Shirley M. Wright Memorial Library is to provide quality materials and services which fulfill educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the entire community.


Facebook @ Trempealeau Library

Viterbo University

www.viterbo.edu| FinancialLiteracy@viterbo.edu | 608-796-3084


At Viterbo University, we believe every student should graduate with sound financial literacy skills that can be utilized in the pursuit of lifelong financial wellness. Viterbo's financial literacy program, $oar to $uccess, seeks to provide students with the tools and resources necessary to help them understand their finances, to define and develop their money management practices, and to offer direction about how to implement an effective financial strategy that will foster personal and professional growth.

Western Technical College

www.westerntc.edu| vantolt@westerntc.edu | 608.785.9267


Provides programs to help increase student financial literacy and retention.  Looking to help students achieve financial goals.

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Site updated: March 2019