The Governor's Council on Financial Literacy has recently recognized the efforts of the Wisconsin Credit Union League and UW Credit Union.

The Madison, Wis.-based credit union's financial seminars and the Investor Education in Your Workplace program, developed by the WCUL, helped garner both a 2011 Wisconsin Financial Literacy Award. Winners are recognized for their work to advance the cause of personal financial knowledge among Wisconsin citizens.

"The recipients of the Wisconsin Financial Literacy Award are helping Wisconsinites of all ages improve their personal finance skills in our schools, in the workplace and in communities across the state," Governor Scott Walker said. "These citizen leaders equip students, parents, peers and consumers with the necessary tools to make informed decisions about their own money, which improves individual quality of life, as well as the Wisconsin economy."

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