UW-Extension: Increase financial well-being in the New Year

Contact Peggy Olive, polive@wisc.edu, 608-262-6766 Madison, Wis. – Popular financial New Year’s resolutions include goals like saving more money and paying down debt. If the idea of focusing on dollar signs does not sound motivating, consider a resolution to feel better about your overall financial situation. “Over the past few years, the Consumer Financial Protection […]

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UW-Extension: Sticking to your budget over the holidays

The winter holiday season is fast approaching. For many, the coming months mean travel to visit family and friends, gift-giving, and preparation of traditional foods. All of these special occasions can be a challenge on monthly budgets. “If the holidays have snuck up on you, there are steps to take now to prepare for the season and stay within budget,” says Peggy Olive, UW-Extension/UW-Madison Financial Capability Specialist.

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