Experts at University of Delaware Cooperative Extension are available to help the consumers make more informed choices concerning their health care insurance. Extension personnel and volunteers have received specialized training in the content of health insurance and can provide you with the resources that will help you feel more confident in making selections about and using your health insurance.
Our goal is to provide consumers with the knowledge and tools to purchase the best health insurance plan for you and your family members and learn how to use it to your advantage.
7 Strategies for Using Your Health Insurance Wisely
Most of us want to stay healthy and reduce our out-of-pocket health care costs. If this sounds like you and you want to learn how best to manage your health insurance attend the Smart Use Health Insurance – Smart Actions webinar. This session provides 7 strategies to being smart about how you use your health insurance for you and your finances healthy.
In this 1.5 hour webinar you’ll hear from experts, receive helpful resources via email and be able to ask your questions to the experts. This session is FREE but you must pre-register. Sessions will be held in English on April 19th and April 25th from 1 to 2:30 pm, with additional dates throughout the year. To register go to: http://extension.udel.edu/fcs/insure/. Instructors are University of Delaware and Maryland Cooperative Extension personnel with backgrounds in both financial management and health education. For more information contact, Maria Pippidis
Your Money Your Goals – Financial Empowerment Training
Research links financial wellness with physical wellness. We all know how stressed out we get when our finances aren’t in order. The Your Money Your Goals program is designed to provide you with the background and information you need to better understand how to manage your money. The full day session helps you to better understand strategies of better cash flow management, links your money management with achieving your goals, debunks myths about credit and provides strategies for paying down your debt. If you’re interested in learning more about this resource and training, go to http://extension.udel.edu/fcs/personal-financial-management-initiatives/ where you can find information and the registration form.
The full day trainings include snack and lunch for the small fee of $30. Pre-registration is required and sessions are scheduled in each county. This training is also appropriate for those who are helping others (clientele, colleagues and adult children) tackle their money problems. The instructor for this session is Maria Pippidis, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension Educator and Accredited Financial Counselor. Contact her for more information.
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