Financial Coaching

UW-Extension resource helps families cope with a drop in income

A website titled “Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times” is designed to share proven resources used and developed by UW-Extension financial education professionals.

The site focuses on five main areas:

  • Talking with family and managing stress
  • Creating a budget
  • The balancing act:  cutting expenses and increasing income
  • Keeping up with credit and debt
  • Considering foreclosure and bankruptcy

To learn more, visit


Do you have financial goals but trouble sticking with “the plan”?

If so, our Free Financial Coaching might be for you!

Financial Coaching provides individuals with support using….

  • a hands-on approach
  • accountability
  • networking
  • goal setting
  • education 

Program Benefits

As a participant, you will:  

  • Meet and work with a trained financial coach, one-on-one
  • Reduce your stress and anxiety about money management
  • Learn how to make your money work harder & smarter for you

Topics will include developing workable spending and money management plans, tracking your spending, household record-keeping, debt repayment strategies, understanding your credit report and credit score, options for resolving financial problems and steps in financial independence!

For more information contact:

Danette Hopke, Human Development & Relationships Extension Educator  

Washburn County UW-Extension