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Q&A with a UW–Madison personal finance professor

Associate Professor Clifford Robb shares his passion for personal finance and how getting a personal finance degree online can lead to a rewarding career.

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Personal finance graduate proves it’s never too late to find your dream career

With a blend of math and customer service, a degree in personal finance from UW–Madison was exactly what Michelle Zemplinski had been looking for to help her pursue her goals.

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Personal finance graduate finds early career success and satisfaction

Majoring in personal finance through the School of Human Ecology at UW-Madison put Sara Strohmaier on a trajectory to meet her career goals.

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How to build an online community

Whether you’re an extrovert or introvert, there are simple things you can do to foster community in your online courses. Read these tips for creating genuine communities in your next online course, so you can reap the benefits.

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The University of Wisconsin–Madison launches UW–Madison Online and its first fully online bachelor’s in personal finance

The University of Wisconsin–Madison introduces a new initiative to increase access to education — UW–Madison Online. The program’s first fully online undergraduate degree in personal finance will start in fall 2020, with more bachelor’s degree options to follow in the coming years.

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4 smart study tools for online students

There are many tried and true ways of succeeding in the classroom for any type of learner. Following are some of our tips for being a top online student.

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5 tips for successful online learning

While going back to school often evokes memories of freshly sharpened number two pencils and packs of loose leaf paper, there’s a lot more to it when you’re attending university online. Putting in a little work before classes begin will help set you up for success.

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Personal finance student looks forward to a rewarding career of helping people

Bobbie Egeston is working toward her degree in personal finance. She firmly believes in helping people become financially literate.

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5 things to look for in an online program

The enrollment coaches at UW–Madison Online have put together five things you should evaluate when looking for an online program to earn your bachelor’s degree.

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