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Comptroller's financial workshops set in Crystal Lake

Published: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 11:28 p.m. CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE – The Office of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka will present “Budgeting Your Money” and “Credit, and Shopping for Credit Cards” workshops on Monday in Crystal Lake to assist residents in strengthening money management skills.

Part of the office’s Take Charge initiative, the budgeting and credit workshops will start at noon at Senior Services Associates Inc., 110 W. Woodstock St.

It addresses everything from the tracking of daily expenses to improving credit standing. Comptroller staff members will be available to answer questions and to conduct Check for Cash searches on the state’s online database to reunite residents with their uncashed state checks.

For information, or to arrange a workshop for a local group, contact the Consumer Affairs Division at 217-782-2673.

– Northwest Herald

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