A financial checkup is as important as a physical checkup. A regular check of financial health can identify problems, chart progress, and outline action steps to achieve goals. It can also provide motivation to change. Complete your "Financial Check-Up" as you start your journey to financial capability.
Check Your Credit
K-State's Joy Miller urges consumers to take advantage of free credit reports offered by the three primary reporting agencies. Read the K-State Research and Extension news article here.
For more information: Annual Credit Report
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When Your Income Drops
Many circumstances can lead to an abrupt reduction in income: a factory layoff or cutback, loss of a job, reduced farm income, or loss of a second income from a spouse. Just the threat of any of these situations is a serious blow to individuals and families struggling to survive economically in difficult times. The fact sheets in this series can help you begin to find your way when your income drops.