UGA Extension Office

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy for Adults

Classes and workshops include basic budgeting, credit reports and scores, and estate planning.

Upcoming Financial Literacy for Adults classes will be offered in 2023: Contact Cecilia Tran at


Financial Literacy for Youth          

Classes and workshops teach youth about spending, saving, and sharing money and credit for teens.

Upcoming Financial Literacy for Youth classes will be offered in 2023: Contact Courtney Mixon at

Extension Publications
Economic Impact of the Georgia Green Industry, 2013 (C 1138) The state of Georgia ranked ninth out of all states in 2013 for green industry (not including sod production, as this was not included in the analysis) economic contributions (including multiplier effects) to employment (64,066 jobs) and GDP ($3.79 billion) and tenth in total industry output ($6.72 billion). The largest individual sector in regard to output and employment both directly and indirectly was landscape services, representing nearly 57% of industry employment and 39% of economic output. The Georgia green industry represented 0.83% of Georgia gross domestic product (GDP), higher than that of the U.S. green industry as a whole at 0.72% U.S. GDP.
Managing Credit Wisely (C 1043-3) Carefully shopping for credit and avoiding credit dangers offer the best defense against credit problems. This publication covers credit dangers, the credit pyramid, and how to ensure you maintain good credit.
How to Get Out of Debt (C 1045) Learn about types of credit, how to assess your situation if you are in debt, and how to make power payments to get out of debt fast. Getting out of debt helps financial security and planning for the future.
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