Saving and spending

MU Extension resources

Better Living
Cash Chat, financial education blog 
General publications
General resources
Living on Less, publication GH3600 
Managing Your Money, publication GH3830
Spending Plan, Excel worksheet
'Tis the season not to over$pend (PDF), tips for holiday spending

Other resources

66 Ways to Save, Federal Trade Commission brochure
AmericaSaves, information for individuals and families to build personal wealth 
Getting Through Tough Financial Times, University of Illinois Extension
Michigan State University Extension Home Maintenance and Repair - Homemade Cleaners (PDF)


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Financial Calculators, information from 21 federal entities
Saving Advice, information on all aspects of personal finance
US Savings Bond Redemption Calculator, buy and redeem securities directly from U.S. Department of the Treasury
Ways to Save, Reader’s Digest


All Things Frugal
Better Budgeting
Budget 101
CouponMom, coupons to print, information on couponing
Everyday Cheapskate
Frugal Life
Frugal Living
Frugal Shopper
Living a Better Life, money-saving tips ezine
Small Steps to Health and Wealth, program designed to motivate consumers to implement behavior strategy changes
The Dollar Stretcher


Angies list, unbiased reports and reviews about service companies in your area
Better Business Bureau
Consumer World
Missouri Attorney General


Smart Spending, money-saving tips from MSN Money and the rest of the Web