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March 22 Military Expo

Military Expo at Northcentral Technical College, Wausau Campus, on Wednesday, March 22nd from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.




2017 Get Smart Wausau Coalition Financial Programs

Making a Plan: Budgeting

Are you starting over? Rebuilding your credit? Looking to make a large purchase like a car or home? Then you need a plan! We will discuss goal-setting and budgeting to help you make your plan. No charge to attend.

This program will take place at the Marathon County UW Extension, 212 River Drive, Wausau (south of Marathon County Library).

Space is limited. Reservations are required.

You can register online at marathon.uwex.edu/family-living or our Facebook Page, Marathon County UW Extension, or you may call (715) 261-1230.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FILE FOR AVAILABLE 2017 DATES AND TIMES


Rent Smart

Do you rent? What is the difference between a verbal and written lease? What does a 5 (five) day eviction notice mean? Why should I fill in a check-in/check out form? Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking to acquire and maintain rental housing. No charge to attend.

This program will take place at the Marathon County UW Extension, 212 River Drive, Wausau (south of Marathon County Library).

Space is limited. Reservations are required.

You can register online at marathon.uwex.edu/family-living or our Facebook Page, Marathon County UW Extension, or you may call (715) 261-1230.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FILE FOR AVAILABLE 2017 DATES AND TIMES


Small Savings Build Big Dreams

A little savings goes a long way. Deciding how much to save and what type of account to use can become a complicated decision. The most important step is getting started. Join us. No charge to attend.

This program will take place at the Marathon County UW Extension, 212 River Drive, Wausau (south of Marathon County Library).

Space is limited. Reservations are required.

You can register online at marathon.uwex.edu/family-living or our Facebook Page, Marathon County UW Extension, or you may call (715) 261-1230.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FILE FOR AVAILABLE 2017 DATES AND TIMES


Using Credit Wisely

What does a credit score mean? How do you read your credit report? We will cover tips to improve your credit. You can help yourself protect and rebuild a better credit record. No charge to attend.

This program will take place at the Marathon County UW Extension, 212 River Drive, Wausau (south of Marathon County Library).

Space is limited. Reservations are required.

You can register online at marathon.uwex.edu/family-living or our Facebook Page, Marathon County UW Extension, or you may call (715) 261-1230.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FILE FOR AVAILABLE 2017 DATES AND TIMES




2017 UW Extension FoodWise Program Healthy Eating Series

The UW Extension FoodWise Program is offering a fun, three-lesson series to help your family get on the road to healthy living.

Stretching Your Food Dollars

Learn tips on saving money on food while still getting the best nutrition for your dollar.

This program will take place at the Marathon County UW Extension, 212 River Drive, Wausau (south of Marathon County Library).

Participants must be registered at least two days before each class to attend. Please register online at marathon.uwex.edu/family-living or call Tammy Hansen at (715) 261-1248. Attend all three classes in the food series and receive an electric skillet or a slow cooker.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FILE FOR AVAILABLE 2017 DATES AND TIMES


Meal Planning for Busy Families

Do you dislike coming up with what to serve for dinner every night? Do you feel like your family eats the same meals all the time? In this lesson, we will explore simple ways to add variety, save money and eat healthier al at the same time.

This program will take place at the Marathon County UW Extension, 212 River Drive, Wausau (south of Marathon County Library).

Participants must be registered at least two days before each class to attend. Please register online at marathon.uwex.edu/family-living or call Tammy Hansen at (715) 261-1248. Attend all three classes in the food series and receive an electric skillet or a slow cooker.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FILE FOR AVAILABLE 2017 DATES AND TIMES


Family Meals Made Easy

In this food demo, learn simple food preparation tips that will help you make better tasting and healthier family meals while saving both time and money. Participants will receive a small bag of groceries to make the featured recipe at home.

This program will take place at the Marathon County UW Extension, 212 River Drive, Wausau (south of Marathon County Library).

Participants must be registered at least two days before each class to attend. Please register online at marathon.uwex.edu/family-living or call Tammy Hansen at (715) 261-1248. Attend all three classes in the food series and receive an electric skillet or a slow cooker.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FILE FOR AVAILABLE 2017 DATES AND TIMES




Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week will be held from April 22-29, 2017!

Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of thousands of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media.

Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance.

Partnering organizations will host their events April 22 - 29, 2017.

For more information about events, to find an event near you, or to become a partner, visit www.moneysmartweek.org.017!