What to do when you can’t pay your medical bill

About a quarter (26 percent) of U.S. adults say they or someone in their household has had problems paying medical bills in the past 12 months, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. That means one in four people struggle to pay for healthcare services.

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Back-to-school food safety tips

Students will soon be heading back to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat.

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Small savings add up to big dreams when it comes to college

A doctor or singer or maybe an astronaut? Young children have plenty of dreams when it comes to what they want to be when they grow up. Parents know those career dreams keep changing as their children get older and learn more about the world around them. Parents can also play a big role in […]

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UW-Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

Anyone can sign up to receive an email reminder from UW-Extension three times a year on the campaign’s website at http://fyi.uwex.edu/creditreport. While you can order all three reports at the same time, the La Crosse County UW-Extension recommends that you view one report every four months so you can be sure that the information is up-to-date and accurate year round.

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