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  • Financial Capability for Helping Professionals – Cooperative Extension
    Competencies Goal Setting Maximizing Income Spending Saving Borrowing Protecting Financial Management Websites University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities ADA requirements Connect with Us University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead and serve connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging with them in transforming lives

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/financialcapability/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Financial Coaching Strategies – Financial Coaching Research, Publications, and Other Resources
    is meant to be a resource for those interested in learning more about coaching and a forum for those who are already practicing coaching in their communities We will post tools and information on models with which we ve had or heard about success We look forward to hearing your feedback and ideas as well Thank you for visiting and please let us know if you have thoughts on how to make this site more helpful or user friendly J Michael Collins Associate Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist Faculty Director Center for Financial Security We thank the Annie E Casey Foundation and University of Wisconsin Extension for their support of financial coaching Recent Publications Financial Coaching Review of Existing Research Fall 2015 Financial Coaching Newsletter Summer 2015 Financial Coaching Newsletter Fall 2014 Financial Coaching Newsletter Overview of Financial Coaching Brief Financial Coaching Newsletter View past issues here Sign up for future issues here Select Coaching Newsletter as one of your interests University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities ADA requirements Connect with Us University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/financialcoaching/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Grandparenting Today – Cooperative Extension
    as traditional grandparents An emerging role that some grandparents find themselves in is raising their grandchildren The focus of the Read More Categories Uncategorized University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities ADA requirements Connect with Us University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead and serve connecting people

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  • Local Criminal Justice and Prevention | 
    such as local government law enforcement and social services professionals are seeking ways to reduce costs prevent crime protect children and reduce recidivism Research shows that family support contributes a vital piece to helping incarcerated individuals move back to the community Family Living Programs is actively working with county partners jail administrators the Wisconsin Department of Corrections to create greater awareness and use of programs and practices with incarcerated audiences and their families By teaching life and family skills to jail inmates drug court and probation and parole clients Family Living educators are a making an impact to improve relationships and enhance family support systems Focus Areas Home Family Support and Reentry Young Children of Jailed Parents Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Resources 4 Ways Family Living opens doors for inmates moving from corrections to community Voices from the Inside Impact Report Moving from corrections to community What Works Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead and serve connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities Explore Extension The Learning Store Publications for your life organizations and communities For Your Information 4 H and Youth Business and Economic Development

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  • Lunchtime Learning – Current topics in financial education
    for younger people loans may also be incurred by older learners returning to school or job training This brief summarizes options for managing student loans focusing Read More Food Insecurity and Family Finances Judi Bartfeld and J Michael Collins introduce a discussion of the interrelationship between food and financial insecurity using a unique data set collected in predominantly low income schools across Wisconsin in collaboration with community based educators Issue Brief Food Insecurity and Family Finances Evidence from Wisconsin School Children mp3 file Food Insecurity and Family Finances conversation on 10 27 2014 Read More Family Financial Aspects of Health Care This brief covers the financial aspects of health coverage and describe how health insurance works The brief outlines all the costs that make up the total cost of a family s health coverage and what has changed with the Affordable Care Act The brief concludes with ways to track and save on costs Issue Brief Family Read More Summer Reading for Financial Educators This time on Lunchtime Learning summer reading selections to keep you learning until we return in September Books discussed Decisive How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work Heath Chip Protecting Your Parents Money The Essential Guide to Helping Mom and Dad Navigate the Finances of Retirement Opdyke Jeff D Scarcity Why Read More Strategies for Improving Credit Scores Credit worthiness is a priority for many families As educators it can be useful to focus on people who are most in need of improving low credit scores or establishing credit at all This brief summarizes how educators and counselors can work with their clients to develop credit building strategies Issue Brief Community based Educators Guide to Read More Emergency Savings Building a modest emergency fund can provide financial security and peace of mind This brief

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  • Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times – Cooperative Extension
    topics listed above Cutting Back and Keeping Up 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 in 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 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 Navigating This Site The main menu is in the right margin and you may also search the site in the SEARCH box Additional information for financial educators Special Edition of Lunchtime Learning Click for Printer Friendly Version Menu Talking with Family Managing Stress Creating a Budget The Balancing Act Cutting Expenses Increasing Income Keeping Up with Credit and Debt Considering Foreclosure Bankruptcy University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities ADA requirements Main Pages Talking with Family Managing Stress Creating a Budget The Balancing Act Cutting Expenses Increasing Income Keeping Up with Credit and Debt Considering Foreclosure Bankruptcy Connect with Us University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/toughtimes/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Money $mart in Head Start – Cooperative Extension
    newsletters financial literacy workshops and financial coaching 1 Monthly Newsletters A series of eight monthly newsletters that highlight key financial information are available on this website Newsletters can be distributed through the postal mail e mail sent home with children attending Head Start centers or given out during family home visits during the school year The newsletters were designed such that readers are encouraged to set a financial goal during the first month with subsequent newsletters highlighting financial management skills that could help them reach those goals 2 Financial Literacy Workshops Two financial literacy workshops are available for use by UW Extension Family Living Educators One of the workshops focuses on budgeting and saving and the other focuses on credit management The workshops were designed to complement rather than simply repeat the information in the monthly newsletters 3 Financial Coaching Recognizing that information alone may not be enough to help individuals change their behavior and reach their financial goals financial coaching can be offered in counties where UW Extension educators or volunteers are trained in coaching Financial coaching is a collaborative process in which the coach and family work together usually checking in once a month to reach long term financial goals For more information on Money mart in Head Start contact Peggy Olive Financial Capability Specialist UW Extension Madison Center for Financial Security We are grateful for the support of the Annie E Casey Foundation for this project Program Tools Home Consent Form and Baseline Survey Newsletters in English and Spanish Financial Literacy Workshops for Parents Financial Coaching Follow up Survey Educator Resources Educator resources are available on SharePoint Connect with Us Twitter Email Us University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans

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  • Parenting The Preschooler | 
    important skills they need to learn in the next few years especially as they get ready for Kindergarten As their parent or caregiver you are their most important teacher and supporter Follow the links below or browse the tabs in the navigation bar to find fact sheets that will help you learn about what toddlers go through developmentally show how you can help with confidence and love and teach you how to stay connected to a rapidly growing and changing child Healthy Bodies and Minds Emotions Attention Nutrition Physical Activity Learning and Changing Ages and Stages Financial Education Language and Literacy Relationships Parent Child Family Siblings and Peers What s New Check out our newest fact sheet on Math Readiness Click the image above for a direct link to the fact sheet Additional Caregiver Resources American Academy of Pediatrics HealthyChildren org Better Kid Care Center for Disease Control Essentials for Parenting Toddlers Preschoolers Child Care Finder Choose My Plate Get Ready to Read Parenting Newsletters Other Resources from UW Extension Parenting 24 7 PBS Parents Raising a Thinking Child Sesame Street Talking to Kids about Terrorism Young Star Wisconsin s Childcare Rating Program Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners University of

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