As many adults will say, there are a variety of costs associated with attending any type of post-secondary education. There are many ways to fund post-secondary education or any training after high school.

The 4-H staff encourages students to explore funding options to minimize debt through its sessions of 4-H Financial Fitness and Fun. The next class will be today from 4 to 5 p.m. EST

Those who are one of the first 100 youth to attend all 10 sessions of 4-H Financial Fitness and Fun and may be eligible for a $50 savings incentive.

Series sessions include: Oct. 5, Do You Have a Plan? Money Goals; Oct. 12, Paying for Post-secondary Education; Oct. 19, Budgeting: Understanding Income and Expenses; Oct. 26, They Took What? Your First Paycheck and Taxes; Nov. 2, Pay Yourself First: Start a Saving Habit; Nov. 9, Banking Basics; Nov. 16, Credit Craze: Managing Credit Wisely; Nov. 23, Keep Yourself Out of Debt; Nov. 30, Avoiding Money Mishaps: Tips to Avoid Fraud; and Dec. 7, Grow Your Money: Investing and Risk.

All 4-H Financial Fitness and Fun live sessions will be on Zoom and later available on the MSU Extension 4-H Youth Money Management website. Access to a tablet or computer with internet access will be needed. Zoom links will be sent out after registration.

This program is made possible by a grant from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.