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Kathy Blumenfeld

Appointed Secretary designee of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions in January 2019 by Governor Tony Evers.

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Gov. Evers Proclaims 529 College Savings Plan Day
Wisconsin’s Credit Unions Report Strong First Quarter Financial Performance
Riverworks Financial Clinic expands to help Milwaukee residents gain financial stability
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Riverworks Financial Clinic expands to help Milwaukee residents gain financial stability

Public private partnerships spur clinic’s growth to address long and short-term financial needs

Wisconsin DFI Issues Social Media and Online Trading Investing Advisory
Wisconsin DFI’s Kim Santos Honored with Top NASCUS Award
Wisconsin DFI Issues ESG Investing Advisory
Wisconsin Money Smart Essay Contest Awards $10,000
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Wisconsin Money Smart Essay Contest Awards $10,000

Scholarship Program Supported by Financial Industry Promotes Financial Literacy

Take the Challenge: Build Your Financial Security
BBB Wisconsin and Wisconsin DFI Warn Businesses about Misleading Solicitations
Wisconsin’s Banks Report Strong Year-End 2020 Financial Performance
Wisconsin’s Credit Unions Report Solid Year-End 2020 Financial Performance
John Grande Named DFI Division of Banking Administrator
DFI Investigation Leads to Investment Fraud Convictions in Brown County
Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Banks Report Stable Third-Quarter Financial Performance
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions Finalizes Investigation of Mr. Cooper’s Misconduct and Operational Weaknesses
Wisconsin’s Credit Unions Report Solid Third-Quarter Financial Performance
October is National Financial Planning Month: A Perfect Time to Consider Student Loan Borrowing & Repayment Options
Wisconsin DFI, DOJ Join Commodity Futures Trading Commission to Charge Precious Metals Dealers in $185 Million Scheme Targeting Elderly Investors, $2.7 Million from Wisconsinites
Wisconsin, FTC and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection
Southwest Wisconsin Money Smart Essay Contest Awards $5,000
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Southwest Wisconsin Money Smart Essay Contest Awards $5,000

Scholarship Program Promotes Financial Literacy, Supported by Financial Industry

DFI Joins Task Force Cracking Down on COVID-19 Investment Scams
Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Governor’s Task Force on Student Debt
Pandemic Compounds Student Debt Crisis

Pandemic Compounds Student Debt Crisis

64% of Wisconsin’s 2018 graduates had debt, averaging $31,705 per person.

AG Kaul and DFI Secretary Blumenfeld Warn About, Encourage Reporting of Potential COVID-19 Charity Scams
DFI Issues Emergency Guidance on Character and Fitness Requirements for Payday and Licensed Lenders
DFI Reminds Investors to Beware of Con Artists Looking to Profit from Fear and Uncertainty Related to COVID-19
Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Banks Report Strong Fiscal Performance at Year-End 2019
Wisconsinites Encouraged to Build Personal Savings During America Saves Week
Gov. Evers Honors 14 Recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award in Capitol Ceremony
Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #67 Relating to Creating a Task Force on Student Debt
Gov. Evers Delivers 2020 State of the State Address
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Gov. Evers Delivers 2020 State of the State Address

Gov. Evers’ remarks as prepared for delivery.

Senate Democrats Offer 2020 Agenda

Senate Democrats Offer 2020 Agenda

Shilling pushes homeless funding and closing dark store tax loophole.

Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Banks Post Strong Third Quarter Performance
Senate Fires State Agriculture Secretary

Senate Fires State Agriculture Secretary

Every Republican votes not to approve Evers appointee Brad Pfaff.

Increased Lending at Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Banks Reflects a Healthy Economy
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Increased Lending at Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Banks Reflects a Healthy Economy

The increase in lending was the most significant factor in the strong growth in net income.

Wisconsin Women in Government Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors and Leadership Team
Eyes on Milwaukee: A Sherman Park Success Story
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Sherman Park Success Story

Developers rehab 104 city-owned homes in three years in the area.

Statewide Meetings Held on Student Loans

Statewide Meetings Held on Student Loans

Governor’s task force holds meetings across Wisconsin to understand crisis, find answers.

Governor Evers Honors 13 Recipients of 2018 Financial Literacy Award in Capitol Ceremony
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Governor Evers Honors 13 Recipients of 2018 Financial Literacy Award in Capitol Ceremony

The recipients were selected by the Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy from the nominations submitted for consideration.