Washington: Take Control of Your Finances

April 13, 2017, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Missouri Job Center - Washington, 1108 Washington Square Center, Washington, MO

Take Control of Your Finances is a free workshop to help you keep control of family

finances while laid off, unemployed, or underemployed. Managing and budgeting your bills and your money until a new job opportunity appears is less stressful when you have a plan.

The workshop is led by University of Missouri Extension Family Financial Educators, and topics include:

• How to track your spending and how to develop a budget

• How to cut expenses

• How to prioritize debts and how to maintain good relations with creditors

• How to avoid debt and credit scams that target unemployed victims

• How to identify resources in your community that can help you save money

Learning more about these topics will help relieve financial strain on you and your family while you are unemployed.