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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.

Teaching Children About Money

Teaching children about money might seem like a daunting task, but with the help of these resources, parents and guardians will be able to take control of the topic with ease.

  • Money Milestones for Kids Infographic. Explore specific concepts adults can teach children about money at different ages and stages of their development. Click HERE to view this informative infographic.
  • Teach Your Kids About Money published by the University of Arkansas Research & Extension provides guidance on developmental appropriate approaches to teaching children about money. Click HERE for more information.
  • Start Early to Learn About Money informs adults about the level of understanding about money that children can comprehend at the various developmental levels. Click HERE for this informative fact sheet for parents.

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:

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


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Contact Information

Deb Andres
Phone | 785.238.4161
Fax | 785.238.7166