Managing Money in Tough Times


Program Description:

Americans are feeling stressed and anxious about money. Some are wondering how they're going to pay their bills and others are concerned about their future financial security. Households can discover strategies to stretch dollars and manage money better in these tough economic times. Money is often on the minds of most Americans. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association’s 2007 Stress in America survey, money and work are two of the top sources of stress for almost 75 percent of Americans. Add to the mix headlines declaring a looming economic recession, and many begin to fear how they can handle any further financial crunch. Learning positive money management techniques can help you and your family adapt to tough economic times. To schedule this program, please contact Sharon Cowen at or Gail Kennedy at


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