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Managing your personal finances is a skill that will serve you well at every stage of your life. Whether you're saving for a new house, trying to put your kids through college, or just working to create a little more breathing room in your monthly budget, Illinois Extension has a collection of resources that will give you tips, strategies, and insights into some of the best practices of effectively managing your money. 

Featured Resources

Choosing a Financial Planner

Find an expert to help you prepare for life's big financial questions

Assessing Your Financial Risk

Learn why a personal risk management plan is essential for your family

Tax Breaks for Higher Education

Explore tax breaks, credits, and deductions for higher education

More for Your Money

Tips for managing income and everyday living expenses

Managing Your Finances in Tough Times

Money management advice for everything from job loss to recession