A free online course, offered through Iowa State University Extension, is helping people get a grip on their money. The course - Take Control of Your Money - makes it possible to learn money management skills in the privacy of home. The seven-step process covers spending habits, getting out of debt, and increasing savings.
Designed and administered by ISU Extension family resource management specialists, the course is convenient and ongoing - course-takers determine when to start and finish. A commitment of three to four months is necessary to work through the process. The exact time will depend on how well records are kept and time available for needed record keeping
Visit the site www.extension.iastate.edu/financial/mone... to learn more about the course and to sign up. A free learning coach is available via e-mail to answer your questions about any covered material. The course is offered free of charge.
For more information contact the Buena Vista County Extension Office at 712-732-5056.