Credits

The information in this website is based on the University of Illinois Extension series Getting Through Tough Times, orginally published in 1999.

Revised Strategies for Spending Less

Debra K. Bartman
Former Extension Educator, Consumer and Family Economics

Revised Stretching Your Food Dollar

Shirley Camp, MS RD
Former Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness (serving West Central Illinois and surrounding counties)

Wrote Saving and Investing in Turbulent Times and revised Assessing Your Financial Situation

Karen Chan
Special Projects
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
326 Mumford Hall
1301 W Gregory Dr MC-710
Urbana, Illinois 61801
630-708-8799

Revised How do We Communicate with Our Children about These Economically Stressful Times?

Giesela Grumbach
Former Extension Educator, Family Life

Revised Avoiding Money Traps, Managing Your Debt (Deciding Which Bills to Pay First), and Talking with Creditors

Evelyn Prasse
Former Extension Educator, Consumer and Family Economics

Revised Deciding If Teens Should Work

Lois E. Smith
Former Extension Educator, Consumer and Family Economics

Revised Identifying Sources of Support and Friendship, How You Can Help Mom or Dad, Helping Children Cope, Communicating Under Pressure, and Controlling Stress

Cammy Seguin
Extension Educator, Family Life
, Illinois

Revised Bartering

Kathy Sweedler
Extension Educator, Consumer Economics
Champaign/Ford/Iroquois/Vermilion Unit
801 North Country Fair Drive
Suite D
Champaign, Illinois 61821
217-333-7672
FAX 217-333-7683

Developed Dealing with Foreclosure; Revised Keeping a Roof Overhead, Setting Spending Priorities and Deciding If Teens Should Work

Susan Taylor
Former Extension Educator, Consumer & Family Economics

Revised Stretching Your Food Dollar

Sarah A. Todd
Former Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness

The following staff contributed to the Spend Smart/Save Smart Tips section.