WalletWi$e in Wood County

walletwise-greenWalletWi$e in Wood County is our series of financial classes, designed to teach basic financial principles to attendees, and provide them with knowledge and resources to make positive decisions regarding their financial situation.

Class descriptions are listed below. Click on the class title to register.

Becoming Money $mart – Attendees will learn how to handle day to day spending, set money goals, plan for unexpected expenses and make room for buying what is most important.

Click here for the full list of 2017 Becoming Money Smart Classes

Rent Smart – This program provides practical education and resources to assist potential renters with information to acquire and maintain decent housing within Wood County.

Click here to view the Rent Smart flyer

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Check Your Credit Report – Use this site to receive a free credit report 3 times a year. We recommend checking your report on February 2nd (2/2), June 6 (6/6) and October 10 (10/10).

Credit Report Reminder – Sign up to receive an email reminder to check your credit report three times a year.

The following documents provide more information on how to obtain your credit report, how your report is used, what activities affect your report and how to correct inaccuracies.

How to Check Your Credit Report

What is the Difference Between a Credit Report and a Credit Score?

How Can I Fix Errors on My Credit Report?

Credit Report Freezes

Personal Budget Worksheet – Use this worksheet to create a household budget. Expenses can be split by week for a more detailed understanding of your spending.

Tax Credits – Ensure that you are receiving all of the tax credits that you qualify for. This fact sheet will help you learn more about tax credits available in Wisconsin. For more information on eligibility and benefits, as well as tax assistance and resources, visit UW-Extension Tax Credits for Wisconsin Families.

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