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It's Your Money. Choose Wisely

You need money to live out your dreams.

Informed financial choices help you reach your dreams and goals. As your friends and neighbors, Extension educators are here to help you explore financial choices and decisions. Workshops are offered in your local communities. Many workshops are featured as live online webinars or videos. Join our mailing list to be notified of upcoming workshops.

Let's Talk Money
Gain the financial knowledge and confidence to talk with family, friends, and financial professionals about money by joining any or all the free "Let's Talk Money" online sessions, the 7-week series led by University of Illinois Extension educators.
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Read timely financial news and strategies about daily financial challenges as well as planning for long-term goals.
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Free and Confidential Meetings. Money Mentors volunteers are available to help individuals with personal finance strategies, including organizing finances, managing debt and building savings.

Live healthier, happier, wealthier, and wiser.

Whether your financial goals include security, adventure, status, growth, or something different, there’s always  something new to learn about finances! It can be hard to find timely, unbiased financial information online. Illinois Extension can provide research-based, expert advice for all stages of life. Find help on these financial topics:

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: 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. Volunteer as a Money Mentor.

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