Financial security in later life: A national initiative and model for extension

Nancy M. Porter, Sharon Devaney, Richard L. Poling, Marlene S. Stum, Jane Schuchardt

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A national Extension initiative on Financial Security in Later Life was established to strengthen the Cooperative Extension System's capacity to deliver personal finance education leading to financial security in later life. The initiative articulates the research that provides the foundation for Extension programs and models the use of the Internet for program design, delivery, and evaluation. The contributions of the initiative are enhanced capacity of Extension educators, shared resources, and aggregated evaluations. The development of the initiative provides insights for eXtension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6FEA6
Pages (from-to)99-111
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Extension
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005


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