Illinois Extension to offer free 8-week webinar series on financial basics

University of Illinois Extension and Outreach will host a free webinar series on basic financial topics.

“Let’s Talk Money” is an eight-week series that will provide participants with strategies to help them understand spending habits, debt management, credit scores and other topics, according to a press release.

The sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Weekly topics include:

Who are you with money? Matching values and goals to decision making (Feb. 2).How much is too much debt (Feb. 9).Fair access to credit (Feb. 16).Debt repayment strategies (Feb. 23).Credit scores revealed (March 2).Secrets for financial success (March 9).Framing biases, overcoming hurdles (March 16).Make your savings grow (March 23).

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