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Do you feel as though you are always stretching to make your money work for you from paycheck to paycheck? You will learn to recognize where your money goes, stop spending leaks to save money for what you really want and develop a spending-savings plan.

Purdue Extension of Huntington County is offering a FREE 2 hour workshop titled “Where Does Your Money Go?” upon request.

The training will be instructed by staff or trained volunteers from Purdue Extension Huntington County.

Upcoming classes:

March 13, 4pm

March 19,10am

April 4, 10am

April 15, 2pm

April 25, 10am

May 8, 3pm

May 16, 10am

May 28, 1pm


Please call 260-358-4826 to register.

Above classes held at the Courthouse Annex 2nd floor meeting room,

354 N Jefferson St, Huntington.

Attendees will learn how spending money today will affect their future spending, how to take control of their money, how to plan for emergencies, and how little expenditures add up. If you always feel like your income is shrinking and your bills are expanding, this is the workshop for you!

The class is Free and Open to the Public, and can be requested by calling 260-358-4826 or by emailing kdhinsha@purdue.edu.


 Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin' By World

Getting Ahead is for people on the lower rungs of the economic ladder.  It is about building economic stability.  People who want to can use this program to build their path to a good paying job, to stable housing and to the ability to save for a rainy day and old age. 

This series of group meetings will be held on Thursdays from 11:30am-2:00pm at the Courthouse Annex 2nd Floor meeting room at 354 N. Jefferson St, Huntington, IN. 

The plan is to have lunch during class with a nutrition lesson from the Family Nutrition Program. 

The expectation for participants is that you will make every effort to attend all group meetings. 

The next series starts on April 3, 2014.

There is limited space for this life altering series.  If you are interested in attending, please contact Karen Hinshaw at 260-358-4826 or by email at kdhinsha@purdue.edu


Financial Stability Coalition

This coalition has created the following grid to help in locating the financial education that you are looking for and that will meet your needs.  Please call Purdue Extension Huntington County with any changes or questions at 260-358-4826 or email kdhinsha@purdue.edu.

The Financial Grid is currently being updated.  Thank you for your patience.




Interested in Helping Someone Out?

Financial Mentoring May be for You! Contact Joey Spiegel at Love INC at 260-356-0933 or Karen Hinshaw (260-358-4826 or kdhinsha@purdue.edu)  at Purdue Extension Huntington County for more information. 



Purdue Extension suggests the following links for information regarding Home & Money:

Health and Human Sciences Extension - Provides educational programs that increase knowledge, influence attitudes, teach skills, inspire aspirations and change behaviors.

Money on Your Mind - Resources and links to web sites.

Power Pay - Debt repayment program for repaying debts and for spending plan help.