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Build money management skills early for a solid financial future

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URBANA, Ill. — Building positive money habits early in life paves the way for long-term financial stability, but navigating topics such as spending, saving, investing, and managing debt can feel overwhelming, especially for young adults who are tackling financial responsibilities for the first time.

Money management education through University of Illinois Extension’s free Get Savvy webinar series empowers students, young adults, and anyone seeking financial fitness skills with the confidence to make smart decisions about money to build a stronger financial foundation.

Register at for any or all one-hour sessions in the noon series led by experts at University of Illinois Extension, University of Illinois Student Money Management Center, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, UIC Entrepreneurial Support Program, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Illinois Department of Insurance.

Get Savvy sessions include

The bonus session Back to Repayment will be scheduled when more detailed information is available about changes in federal student loan repayment rules. Participants who register now will receive updates and a link to the post-session recording.

Online registration is required. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate, or for more information, contact Camaya Wallace Bechard at Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting access needs.

ABOUT EXTENSION: Illinois Extension leads public outreach for University of Illinois by translating research into action plans that allow Illinois families, businesses, and community leaders to solve problems, make informed decisions, and adapt to changes and opportunities.

SOURCE: Camaya Wallace Bechard, Consumer Economics Educator, Illinois Extension