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Read article: Income and expenses for college students
Income and expenses for college students
The new school year brings a lot of excitement and maybe some new responsibilities. Those responsibilities could be paying housing expenses or...
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Read article: Do the uncomfortable money talk with your college student before spending starts!
Do the uncomfortable money talk with your college student before spending starts!
Student loans, rental agreements, car purchases, employment contracts plus day-to-day spending – all in the life of a college student! Between the...
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Read article: Three money strategies to practice with your children
Three money strategies to practice with your children
Talking about money can be tough. We tend to have all kinds of values, mixed messages, emotions and more tied to our money conversations. For some...
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Read article: Reacquaint yourself with the Plan Well, Retire Well blog
Reacquaint yourself with the Plan Well, Retire Well blog
We’re back! After a hiatus, the Plan Well, Retire Well blog is back with renewed energy! We will introduce our Illinois Extension bloggers in the...

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Money management strategies to help young adults achieve financial wellness
College can be an exciting time of self-discovery and growth, but it's also a time to face new financial challenges that produce anxiety and stress. To manage this, it's best to start early to build good financial habits that will ensure a solid future, learn how to make the most of financial...
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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