Your Guide to Local Resources

Money Smart Milwaukee is your connection to free and low-cost resources to help you and your family improve, strengthen and build your personal finances.

Are you hoping to buy a house or start a business? Do you have questions about credit? Or, are you having trouble with your mortgage or other bills, such as student loans? On this site you’ll find information that can help you understand the basics, and links to real, local community resources you can trust.

The information on this site can also be found as a printed Resource Guide and is available at Milwaukee Public Library locations.  Contact UEDA at (414) 562-9904 to receive a copy, see the links below, or visit your local library branch to get your copy.  You can also call Ready Reference at (414) 286-3011.

On this site you’ll find information on:

  • Credit, debt & budgeting practices
  • Fraud, scam prevention & consumer protection
  • Saving & wealth-building, Insurance
  • Homeownership, renter resources & foreclosure prevention
  • Student loans
  • Resources for educating youth and adults

So what’s the catch? Well, there’s no free cash, or quick answers. But there’s no catch either. We’ll connect you with someone who can help, so be sure to look for the option that best fits you.

2019 Money Smart Milwaukee Resource Guide (English PDF)

2019 Money Smart Milwaukee Resource Guide (Español PDF)