This website is designed to share trusted resources used or developed by Wisconsin Extension Financial Education professionals. It is designed to help people make sound financial choices in tough times. All materials are free for personal use.
Topics to help address financial challenges:
- Talking with Family & Managing Stress
- Creating a Budget
- The Balancing Act: Cutting Expenses and Increasing Income
- Keeping Up with Credit and Debt
- Considering Foreclosure & Bankruptcy
- Resources for Individuals with Disabilities
Handouts on managing personal finances:
You may want to download or print the handouts below for later reading or to share with someone else.
Cutting Back and Keeping Up When Money is Tight Whether it’s due to a drop in income, a big unexpected expense, or the cost of everyday living overtaking your paycheck, there are steps you can take to get a handle on your finances – and your financial stress.
Cómo reducir los gastos y estar al día con las cuentas cuando hay poco dinero (Cutting Back and Keeping Up When Money is Tight en Espanol) Ya sea por una reducción de ingreso, un gasto grande inesperado o porque el costo del diario vivir es mayor que su cheque de sueldo, hay pasos que usted puede tomar para controlar sus finanzas –y su estrés financiero.
Dealing with a Drop in Income Sometimes a household’s income drops suddenly and drastically because of a job layoff, an illness or death, or a divorce. This document walks you through everything you need to know when times are tough and the bills keep coming after your income drops.
Dealing with a Drop in Income in Espanol: Cómo Manejar una Reducción de los Ingresos
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