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March 20, 2020 - 12:57pm --

Do you have a financial question? Our county-based Family and Consumer Sciences Extension financial educators are offering FREE financial education to assist families in improving both present and future economic well-being. Participants may submit anonymous questions, and a professional will respond via email within 72 hours!

To submit a question, visit


OSU Extension has compiled "COVID-19 - A Financial Resource Guide" to help you sort through resources that are applicable to us in Ohio. It features Individual Resources, Employee Resources, Small Business Resources, Available Ohio Food Access Options, Financial Wellness Resources & Consumer Protection, and Finding Local Resources.

Another reliable source of information is Resources for Economic Support on the Ohio Department of Health website

Other resources:

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension (2020) Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension (2020) Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19 

Olive, P. University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension. (March 2020) Dealing with a Drop in Income

Park, E. and Nelson, P.T., Surviving A Family Crisis. (2012) (Ed) Families Matter! A Newsletter Series for Parents of School-Age Youth. Newark, DE: Cooperative Extension, University of Delaware.  

University of Maryland Extension (2013) Helping Your Child Become Money Smart. Factsheet FS-962.    

America Saves - Where to Get Financial Help During the COVID-19 Crisis


Please share with anyone you think could benefit from this information.Updated 4/9/2020 at 8:25 AM