HOME & MONEY
Find valuable information on credit reports, identify theft, and consumer protections services on our page, "Be Consumer Savvy -- Protect Yourself!"
Learn new ways to save money at the grocery -- How to Cut Your Grocery Bill
It's never too soon to teach your kids how to handle money wisely. Get helpful hints with Talking with Children About Money.
Get help meeting financial plans to decrease debt and/or increase savings at the Indiana Saves website (powered by Purdue Extension).
Purdue offers a wealth of information on their website on such topics as Managing Your Money in Tough Times, Grocery Shopping on a Budget, Fixing a Poor Credit Rating, and Getting Rid of Credit Card Debt. For more information on surviving tough financial times, go to Purdue's page on Meeting Day-to-Day Financial Needs.
Need some help getting started with estate planning? This page can provide some answers!
Take the mystery out of financial planning. This home study course offered by Rutgers University, Investing for Your Future, can explain the process and help get you started.
Do you want to buy life insurance but you're unsure what kind to buy? Purdue's site explains the different types of life insurance policies and even makes some recommendations.
SmartAboutMoney.org is a website that is offered by the National Endowment for Financial Education. The site offers advice on major life stages, dealing with crises, saving for children's college educations, and much more. It even includes financial checklists and calculators.
The FTC gives practical tips for saving energy and lowering utility bills on " Saving Starts @ Home," a fun website that goes room-by-room in your house to show you how to maximize savings.
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers' Consumer Information website offers all sorts of information on buying and maintaining appliances. Sections include Product Safety, Standards, Public Policy, Certified Products, Ask the Experts, and Appliance Recycling.
The IEHA website provides suggestions on low-cost family entertainment in their downloadable brochure "Affordable Fun with the Family."