One brick at a time builds a strong foundation.
Building money habits that create a strong financial foundation takes time, knowledge, and patience. You can do it! Illinois Extension has resources and tools to help you create your financial foundation; however, you'd like the final financial look to be.
What's most important to you now? Managing your debt? Redirecting your spending? Exploring saving and investing options? Teaching your children about money? We have a webinar, blog post, and/or podcast for you!
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Webinar Series for Young Adults
The Get Savvy webinar series is designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills to enhance your financial well-being. Join us for a comprehensive lineup covering a range of topics that are essential for managing your finances in today's world, like:
- Don't Get Phished: Avoid Scams & Fraud | November 8, 2023
- Your Financial Tool Chest | December 6, 2023
- Money in Your Entrepreneurial Pursuit | January 24, 2024
- Steps to Investing: What to Know Now | February 7, 2024
Quarterly Companion Newsletter
Many resources neglect topics of interest for older people. The Quarterly Companion is a great resource for everyone, especially those who want information in larger type and fun activities to keep their brains alert. We all need a companion that "gets" us.
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Financial education and coaching can make a huge difference in people’s lives. Money Mentors volunteers offer unbiased resources and quality information at key, timely moments. Illinois Extension educators provide research-based training to volunteers who want to help others with their personal finances. We'll give you all the training you need to make a difference in the financial health of your neighbors.