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Financial Management

Money management is one of the most important life skills. Unfortunately, it's not a skill we are born with, and not everyone is good at it. The resources provided here are designed to help people of all ages sharpen their money management skills.

Sharpening Survival Skills

This new publication series is designed to help you use your resources so that they do the most good. It series begins with a publication by the same name and then offers four additional Fact Sheet to give you tools and techniques to use in challenging economic times as beyond. Click on the title of each publication to download these timely and helpful resources:


Financially Speaking Podcasts

With the recent rollout of the Economic Impact Payments (aka rebate checks) to U.S. taxpayers, you might find yourself considering what the BEST use of this payment that is being deposited in your bank accounty. Debra Wood, Family Resource Management Agent with K-State Research & Extension's Central Kansas District, recently posted a podcast that offers suggestions on making wise use of these unexpected funds. Click HERE to listen!


Budgeting and Basic Money Management Resources

Seven Life Defining Financial Decisions

Investing in Your Future

Individual Retirement Accounts


Living With a Spending Plan

Tracking Your Spending

Build Your Savings Worksheet

General Financial Literacy Online Resources

MyMoney.gov Federal Trade Commission

Money Matters


Federal Reserve Consumer Information


Financial Planning Association (FPA) Guides and Worksheets

Resources for Teaching Youth Financial Literacy

It's Your Paycheck


Surviving Tough Times

Spend Smart - Eat Smart

Spend Smart Save Smart Tips

Making the Most of Your Stimulus Benefit

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Contact Information

Deb Andres
Phone | 785.238.4161
Fax | 785.238.7166