Extension Service to offer money management course

Budget development, money management, wise use of credit and consumer protection will be taught during a Navigating the Financial Journey course, sponsored by the University of Arkansas Extension Service, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 500 S. Idaho St.

Cost of the class is $20 and it is approved by the United States Bankruptcy Trustee as a financial education program and complies with the laws enacted under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA). A Certificate of Debtor Education will be presented to bankruptcy filers who bring picture identification and bankruptcy case number.

County Extension family and consumer sciences agents, Jane Newton of Lincoln County, Michelle Carter of Bradley County, and Mary Ann Kizer of Jefferson County, will present the sessions.

To register for the money management course, contact Kizer at 870-534-1033 or e-mail mkizer@uaex.edu.

Additional information on money management can be found at www.arfamilies.org.

The Cooperative Extension Service is part of the U of A Division of Agriculture, and offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.