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Plan Well, Retire Well

Saving and investing your money
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Money Smart Week is March 30-April 6!

To find events in your area, please visit moneysmartweek.org/events and enter your zip code....

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You Can't Take It With You... When You're Gone.

After the death of both of my parents, I came to this realization as we were left with all of their stuff! How do we cherish the items our loved ones cared about and left behind for us? What to do with all the stuff? One of the best things you, our readers, can do is decide how you'd like your personal items to be distributed after your death. An important step...

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Three Money Strategies You Can Do with Your Children

Youth manage money better as adults if the following happens while they are young: conversations about money happen regularly, a savings account is opened in their name, and they are given opportunities to practice using money and to talk about these experiences. Adults share the responsibility of helping youth and young adults learn how to man...

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In February's Podcast, Kathy, Camaya and Sasha discuss goals and goal setting. You can listen to the podcast on SoundCloud ! Laugh and learn with us as the consumer economics team discusses goals together and how to make them less scary!...

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Make the best out of your tax refund: Tips from americasaves.org

In celebration of America Saves Week, February 25-March 2, here are a few tips from americansaves.org to make the most out of your tax refund: It is not extra: most of it is the hard-earned money that you worked throughout the year Come up with a plan for you...

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Join Us Online #ASW19

Come to our party! We're celebrating America Saves Week online on Wednesday, February 27th! At noon, we kick off with a webinar about Money and Relationships . Register at go.uiillinois.edu/GetSavvyWebinars to be sent login information. Ta...

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Celebrate America Saves Week! #ASW19

This is one of my favorite weeks of the year!  Why? Because it's like a BIG party across the nation celebrating saving money! America Saves Week takes a simple message -- save money regularly -- and let's us focus on it. The message is simple, but the reality of saving isn't always! This week the Illinois Extension educators behind Plan Well, Retire Well are involved in numerou...

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