Featured Youth, Family, & Communities Impacts

SUMMARY: Financial security for families

More than half of Americans report living paycheck-to-paycheck and experiencing financial crisis because of inadequate savings, too much debt and poor planning, according to the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Across the country, research and Extension programs at Land- Grant Universities give people the knowledge, skills and motivation they need to build financial security — the foundation of strong families and prosperous communities.