MoneyWise

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MoneyWise

In uncertain times, Pennsylvanians need information they can rely on. Trust Penn State Extension, with its statewide network of educators, to provide you and your family with strategies to live well in any circumstances.

Penn State’s extension experts are here to help. Our wealth of educational resources can show you how to live well now and in the future. With offices in 67 counties, our experts are here for you.

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Better manage your finances

Our resources can help you take control of your money and plan for the future. Create a better budget to cover your family’s expenses and learn the importance of building an emergency fund into your budget.

Conquer the cost of college

College costs are rising every year, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the thought of saving for college. Let us help you find effective strategies to save for your child’s education.

Find money to save

Even if your budget is tight, we can help you practice good spending habits and avoid waste to meet your saving goals.

Reduce debt

Take advantage of our resources and find a debt management strategy that works for you. Whether you need to prevent bankruptcy or better manage your debt, we can help.

Cope with high energy prices

With rising utility costs, it’s important to know how to manage your energy use. Use our simple approaches to energy efficiency and save your hard-earned money.

Grow healthy food for your family

In addition to shopping smarter, growing a backyard garden can help you provide affordable, fresh, and healthy foods for your family. We can teach you how to get started.

Trim your grocery bills

Shop smarter by planning your meals ahead of time. Take advantage of this and our other tips for smarter grocery shopping.

Educate your children about money

It’s never too early to start teaching your children the importance of money management. Our information on financial literacy for children and youth can help you start them on the right track.

We can help. Penn State Extension has experts in your neighborhood.

Authors

Personal Financial Education Consumer Education

More by Cathy F. Bowen, Ph.D.