Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise

The Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Program is designed to motivate adults to improve financial health and increase wealth by reducing debt, increasing savings and gaining confidence in the ability to make wise financial decisions.

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Filed Under: Family Financial Management, Basic Money Management July 14, 2022

Using digital resources to buy products from individuals can be as easy as making online purchases from major sellers if consumers take steps to ensure financial security. Mark Kilpatrick recently offered a desk for sale in Starkville, Mississippi, and was targeted for a questionable transaction. The name of the financial app was deleted from the following conversation.

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Filed Under: Family, Family Financial Management, Basic Money Management February 15, 2022

The first step to achieving financial fitness is creating a budget, but that first step can be hard to take. This step-by-step approach makes the budgeting process less intimidating.

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Filed Under: Family, Family Financial Management, Basic Money Management January 24, 2022

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get your finances in order, start with creating a budget. A comprehensive plan for your spending and saving benefits you now and for years to come. 

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Filed Under: Basic Money Management, Coronavirus April 30, 2020

If social distancing measures and the shelter-in-place order have left you with reduced income or without a paycheck, we have some tips to help you take control of your finances.

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Filed Under: Basic Money Management, Credit, Coronavirus April 8, 2020

Increased social distancing measures and shelter-in-place orders are leaving millions of people with reduced income or without a paycheck.

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