Captain Cash Says…Reading Makes Cents - The Purdue Extension Johnson County Educator staff offers the Captain Cash Says…Reading Makes Cents to our local public and private schools targeting the third grade students. Captain Cash is designed to guide students as they learn about real-life money management. It consist of four 45 to 60 minutes personal finance lessons that meet the Indiana Academic Standards for math and social studies. The four personal finance lessons include: Earning, students will learn where and how we get money; Saving, students will learn where and how to save money; Spending, students will understand the importance of planning and tracking their spending; and Borrowing, students will learn that borrowing money is like borrowing a book from the library. You have to return the money and the book. To schedule the Captain Cash, please call 317-736-3724 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Money on Your Mind is a Purdue Extension Website that can answer your questions about
- managing debt
- paying the mortgage
- stretching your paycheck
- adapting derailed retirement plans
- and more
PowerPay will give you the tools to develop a personalized, self-directed debt elimination plan. Discover how quickly you can become debt free, and how much you can save in interest costs by following your debt reduction plan. Utah State University Extension is pleased to provide this debt management tool without any cost to consumers worldwide. Below are a few exciting features of PowerPay to help you start gaining control of your financial future today!
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- Spending Plan: How much am I spending? Compare what you spend to that recommended by financial experts.
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- Education Center: How can I learn more? View PowerPoint presentations, articles and fact sheets about various financial topics.
This is the Federal Reserve’s Credit Card Repayment Calculator. Based on the information you provide, the calculator will give you an estimate of how long it will take you to pay off your credit card balance. The calculator assumes:
- you make no more charges; and
- you make only the minimum payment each month.
A second calculation can help you develop a plan for paying off your balance sooner.
Are you in control of your money or is your money in control of you?
- Are you stressed by money? One in four employees is financially distressed.
- Do you dread opening the credit card statements each month? As of 2/10 the average household credit card debt was $9,858.
- Do you think it’s only a dream that you could pay off all your credit card debt?
- Do you have an emergency fund with between $500 and $1000? New research shows that most emergencies can be handled with between $500 and $1000!
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