• All sessions will broadcast from 12:05 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. Mountain Time.

 


 

  • January 16, 2019
    Creating a Financial Recordkeeping System and Sticking With It
    Presenter:  Carrie Johnson, North Dakota State University Extension
    Description:   You may not think that keeping track of your household finances is important. But, if you don't know where your money is going how will you find ways to save? A financial record keeping system can help you now and help you plan for the future. This session will talk about ways to keep your financial records and tips on how to stick with it.
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  • January 23, 2019
    Dealing With Debt
    Presenter:  Carrie Johnson, North Dakota State University Extension
    Description:   Debt can really put a strain on your finances. This session will discuss ways to make your own debt repayment plan. It will also discuss ways to talk with creditors and where to turn if you need help.

  • January 30, 2019
    Organizing and Replacing Important Documents
    Presenter
    :  Carrie Johnson, North Dakota State University Extension
    Description:  Keeping family records organized saves time, trouble, money and frustration. This session will give you tips on what you should keep and where. We will also go through where to go to replace documents you may have lost.

  • February 6, 2019
    Choosing an Annuity Payout
    Presenter:  Joel Schumacher, Montana State University Extension
    Description:   One big decision retirees will make is how to turn their retirement savings into income during the retirement years.  All defined benefit retirement plan participant and some defined contribution retirement plan participant will be faced with a choice of how to receive their annuity payments.  Will their payment end when they die? Will the payments continue for their spouse if they die first?  What if the retiree isn't married?  This session will examine the annuity options that are available to retirees.

  • February 13, 2019
    10-Minute Daily Financial Workouts
    Presenter:  Luke Erickson, University of Idaho Extension

  • February 20, 2019 CANCELLED

  • February 27, 2019
    Rethinking Savings
    Presenter:  Elizabeth Kiss, Kansas State University Extension
    Saving money is tough.  This session will assist you to examine your savings preparedness and share tools to assess-or develop- a savings plan that works for you. 

  • March 6, 2019
    Target Date Mutual Funds & Lifestyle Mutual Funds
    Presenter:  Joel Schumacher, Montana State University Extension
    Description:   Do you remember the infomercial that included the tag line "set it and forget it"? Target date and lifestyle mutual funds are the set it and forget it of the financial world.  Are these types of funds appropriate for your situation?  This session will give you the information you need to determine if this is a good option for you.

  • March 13, 2019
    Coupons, Rebates, and Store Rewards Programs
    Presenter:  Carrie Johnson, North Dakota State University Extension
    Description:   Using coupons, rebates and store rewards programs can help save you money. Are they really worth it? This session will discuss how to make the most of these programs to stretch your dollars.