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The UConn Extension Financial Education Program provides a variety of workshops, professional development sessions, events, and resources to help Connecticut citizens as they strive to work toward a better financial future. Our financial literacy programming reaches adults and youth across our state with relevant, research-based information and tools to encourage them to adopt sound financial management practices.

Jumpstart Chance Workshop and discussion

Some key concepts addressed include:

  • setting financial goals;
  • developing a spending plan or budget;
  • communicating about money;
  • increasing saving;
  • managing credit; and
  • dealing with debt.

The UConn Extension Financial Education Program also collaborates with agencies and organizations in our state to enhance the ability of Connecticut citizens to be more financially capable and economically secure.


Presentation to large group