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Financial Resource Management Means:

  • Managing Money effectively to meet present and future needs is a skill needed by most families.
  • The Extension Service seeks to reinforce the capacity of families to create and sustain economic security

Why are financial management skills important?

  • So families can utilize money according to their most important needs.

Financial skills enable families:

  • To manage everyday expenditures and have more money available
  • To avoid stress for the family.
  • Answer with a smile when someone asks: “Are you happy with where your money went?”
  • To help take charge of money management skills, develop first-rate spending and saving habits, and limit credit card debt contact the Kenton County Cooperative Extension Service for more money management tips.

Helpful Financial Resources: 


The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recognizes the need for Kentuckians to be able to access up-to-date information regarding financial decisions. Our MoneyWise website will provide information, decision aids, and financial calculators directed at all aspects of everyday living. 


The five principles of MyMoney.gov will help you make day-to-day decisions and plan your financial goals. To learn more about making the most of your earnings, saving and investing, protecting, spending and borrowing money, visit MyMoney.gov.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling 

NFCC - national non-profit network of 1,450 member agencies designed to provide assistance to people dealing with stressful financial situations. This is not a service or website associated with University of Kentucky.