Welcome to registration for the Let's Talk Money webinar series from University of Illinois Extension!
Let's Talk Money is a free 6-week online series offered by University of Illinois Extension consumer economics professionals to help families begin talking about important financial matters. Many households experience stress and anxiety about their personal finances. These intense feelings of uneasiness and discontent can lead to misinformation and negative money behaviors.
You may sign up for one or all of the webinar series' sessions. Webinars are held online via Zoom on Thursday evenings, 6:30 p.m. Central Time. Registrants must create and sign into a personal or work Zoom account to access the webinar sessions.WHO ARE YOU WITH MONEY? Begin with a Spending PlanMay 5 | 6:30 PMThe first step to taking control of your money is matching your values and goals to your financial decision-making. In this interactive workshop, assess who you are with money, and where you want to be in the future.SECRETS FOR FINANCIAL SUCCESSMay 12 | 6:30 PMMoney comes in. Money goes out. Do you have money left for your important goals and wants? Learn the secrets of directing your money to where you want it to go.FAIR ACCESS TO CREDIT: How Does that Affect You?May 19 | 6:30 PMNot everyone has the same access to credit. While consumer laws offer protection from discrimination, this problem still affects many consumers. In this webinar, we will explore some of the challenges of obtaining credit as well as unfair lending practices that create barriers to accessing mainstream credit market.WHAT'S YOUR BEST DEBT REPAYMENT STRATEGY?May 26 | 6:30 PMRepaying debt is challenging in the best of situations, and today's economic situation makes it more difficult. Learn tried and true strategies for prioritizing debt repayment and paying it down effectively. Explore options for student loan repayment too.CREDIT SCORES REVEALEDJune 2 | 6:30 PMWhy is credit such a mystery? What's the difference between a credit score, credit report and credit history? Learn this and more!MAKE YOUR SAVINGS GROWJune 9| 6:30 PMDo you feel alone in your struggle to save? Financial experts have emphasized the importance of saving for unexpected events and long-term financial goals. However, people at different income levels encounter challenges with saving. This webinar addresses this issue and provides practical ways to help you grow and maintain healthy saving behaviors.
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All webinars are on Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. CT. These sessions are FREE, but registration is required. You also need to register to receive connecting information as well as follow-up resources.
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