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Read article: Opportunity to learn practical money management strategies
Opportunity to learn practical money management strategies
Webinars provide a safe environment to explore new or challenging topics. As financial educators, we aim to provide a safe and inclusive environment...
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Read article: New Year’s financial refresh
New Year’s financial refresh
With the start of a new year, you should take some time to think about your financial wellness in addition to your overall health. Do you feel like...
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Read article: Ask yourself, is Buy Now, Pay Later a good financial tool for you?
Ask yourself, is Buy Now, Pay Later a good financial tool for you?
Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) plans divide your total purchase into equal payments, with only the first payment due at checkout. Often the total cost is...
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Read article: Managing Credit when Prices are Rising
Managing Credit when Prices are Rising
As a consumer, you have likely felt the impact of inflation on your wallet, but have you considered how inflation can affect your credit? Costs of...

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Talking about money doesn't have to be stressful
  URBANA, Ill. – Many households experience stress and anxiety about their personal finances. These intense feelings of uneasiness and discontent can lead to misinformation and negative money behaviors. University of Illinois Extension is providing a series of six free online...
Financial Tips for Uncertain Times
Tips to create good financial habits
URBANA, Ill.- Establishing good financial habits early is a foundational element for long-term financial stability. University of Illinois Extension has teamed up with University of Illinois Student...

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Conscious Credit

How do you find accurate, credible information to help you make ethical and conscious borrowing decisions? Explore the role of a responsible borrower and myths and facts about credit.