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Home and Money 

HOME & MONEY

 

Where Does All Your Money Go?

  • $  Here are 15 Shopping Tips you should know the next time you take a trip to the store.

$  When you are out and about do you know how to Save a Dollar When You Don't Have a Dime to Spare?

$  Do you need help Curbing Your Urge to spend during the holidays? Here are a few helpful hints.

Other Resources

MyMoney.gov:  MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.

Captain Cash: Captain Cash is an interactive educational program designed to teach basic financial management skills to elementary students.  (For updates on what is going on during the travels of Captain Cash or comment come visit the blog.)

Social Networking: Learn more about safely connecting and sharing with others online.                 Connect . Share . Protect

The Benefit Bank of Indiana helps in assiting you in filing federal and state income taxes and FAFSA (Free Application for Feeral Student Aid). 

Using The Benefit Bank Self-Serve is simple!

  1. Click this link to go to The Benefit Bank
  2. Choose "Self-Serve Login" (at the top of the page)
  3. Select "Indiana" from the drop-down menu, then choose "Go"

Money on Your Mind? Are you wondering how you will survive the current economic climate? What areas of your financial life are you concerned about? Are you looking for information that will help you manage those areas you can control and worry less about those areas you have less control over?

Thrive by Five: Teaching your preschooler about spending and saving.

Indiana Saves: If you are stressed by money and have debt and low or no savings, then Indiana Saves will help you to set a goal to meet your financial plans to decrease debt and/or increase savings!

Universal Design:Universal Design is a holistic approach to the design of products and environments that are functional, attractive, convenient, and support independence for people of all ages and abilities.

 

 

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.