Solutions for Better Living in These Tough Economic Times

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Solutions for Better Living in These Tough Economic TimesMany families, individuals and businesses feel the strain of tough economic times. Whether facing loss of income, rising food costs, mortgage payments or other stressful situations, it’s difficult to know what resources are available and who to ask for help.

This publication is written for Missourians who may be going through a difficult time and need help managing with limited means. Throughout the magazine, readers will find organizations to contact for assistance. The publication gives information and tips on saving money around your home, choosing credit, protecting yourself against identity theft, Missouri landlord-tenant law, food prices, health care and relationship issues.


  • Money matters
  • Aging
  • Housing
  • Food and fitness
  • Health
  • Relationships
  • Extension resources


  • Economy
  • Spending
  • Payday loans
  • Energy efficiency


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