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Practice and Teach Your Children Good Financial Skills

July 26, 2023 - 8:39am --

What an amazing time it is for so many of our Wayne County youth.  This is the time of year when many of our 4-H youth are showcasing their projects through Project Judging and our Style Revue and awards program.  As I sat there watching the many parents, advisors, friends, and family gather to support our youth I couldn’t help but wish many more could celebrate their achievements.  If you know a 4-H or FFA youth, please take the time to reach out to them and learn more about their projects and leadership activities and support them in their learning opportunities.

Here's How to Begin Saving For the Future: Be Prepared for Hard Times

November 9, 2022 - 8:22am --

More than 70 percent of us will have at least three major financial events throughout our lives that cause struggles.  Currently, most households have less than 30 days of funds saved for emergencies (that which would cause financial hardship) if there was an unexpected expense or medical emergency. So, what should I do?