Multiple Life Roles May be Source of Caregiver Stress: Informal Caregiving May Offer Personal Benefits to Person Providing Care

  It’s no mystery that many informal caregivers (individuals who provide unpaid support to family members or friends with illness or disabilities) often feel stressed. “Informal caregivers’ responsibilities can cover a wide range,” says Kristin Litzelman, a University of Wisconsin-Extension specialist in family and financial well-being during mid to later life. Litzelman says caregivers may […]

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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP November 2nd & 4th (Wednesday & Friday) 9:00am – 12:00pm Oshkosh Seniors Center – Willows South Room 200 N. Campbell Rd. Oshkosh, WI To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 For additional dates and information, check out our 2016 Rent Smart Brochure Rent Smart sessions cover: […]

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UW-Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

The University of Wisconsin-Extension “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign’s website lets you sign up for reminders to check your free credit reports and provides guidance on how to get and read your free reports. Since the reminder campaign started in 2013, many people have reached out to UW-Extension educators with questions about obtaining […]

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Money Management Workshop

Winnebago County UW-Extension is conducting a FREE interactive workshop about how to make your money work for you!  Topics include: wants and needs, income and expenses, goal setting, spending plans, and strategies to stretch your money.  Join us to learn more about managing your money.  This is our last scheduled Money Management workshop of 2016, […]


Block Party Program

Free play time with a variety of blocks for families with children ages 0 – 10 years. Why Blocks? Researchers have found that children develop a variety of skills through block play, including: Math, Physics, Early Engineering, Creativity, Social Skills, Physical Skills, and More! What Does a Block Party Look Like? 5-10 stations are set […]

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“Dinner’s On Us” Events Near You!

If you’re hungry, you’re not alone. • 1 in 6 Americans is hungry.  That’s more than 50 million of us. • 1 in 5 American children is hungry. • It’s harder to learn when you’re hungry. • And it’s harder to grow up healthy. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is coming to your county to pass out free food. Join us and bring […]


What to Do When You Can’t Pay Your Medical Bill

About a quarter (26 percent) of U.S. adults say they or someone in their household has had problems paying medical bills in the past 12 months, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. That means one in four people struggle to pay for healthcare services. “Financial difficulties are a reality for many people, and unfortunately financial […]

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SAVE THE DATE for the 14th Annual Fox Cities Money Conference!

Saturday, November 5, 2016 9:00 am – 1:30 pm (Registration & Breakfast at 8:30 am) Fox Valley Technical College 1825 N. Bluemound Dr. Appleton, WI 54912 Why should you attend? Get a free copy of your credit report with credit score! One-on-one session with a financial planner and one-on-one review of your credit report! Childcare […]