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Plan Well, Retire Well

Saving and investing your money

Introducing our New Blogger

I am Pam Atkinson and I am the newest Consumer Economics Educator for University of Illinois Extension based in McLean County. I also serve Livingston and Woodford counties. My background is in Family and Consumer Sciences education and I have just finished my master's degree at Illinois State University in Human Development and Family Resources. I taught for a couple of years in the Ri...

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Loved One's Documents Go Missing and Others Materialize

Settling the affairs of a loved one involves a lot of forms and documents. With so many papers, I suppose it's inevitable that some things go missing. But some surprising ones may also turn up. When my sister and I (Karen Chan is our guest blogger today) made Daddy's funeral arrangements, we were asked if he was a veteran. And yes, h...

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Save the Week MSW

Save the Date for Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week is a great way to celebrate Financial Literacy Month with educational and fun events! Money Smart Week begins in our communities April 20 th through the 27 th . Launched in 2002, the program is now active in more than 41 states through national partnerships wi...

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