22 episodes

Get the facts for success as Grown Up U helps young adults tackle their "Adulting" To Do lists through listening to our life skills shared by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. Stay tuned as we cover everything from starting college or a new job to budgeting and getting along with roommates and co-workers to time management – and we will touch all topics in between! You can think of our Family and Consumer Sciences agents as your go-to-advice aunts, who can steer you in the right direction with great guidance for living an independent and satisfying life on your own!The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Grown Up U Division-of-Agriculture

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Get the facts for success as Grown Up U helps young adults tackle their "Adulting" To Do lists through listening to our life skills shared by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. Stay tuned as we cover everything from starting college or a new job to budgeting and getting along with roommates and co-workers to time management – and we will touch all topics in between! You can think of our Family and Consumer Sciences agents as your go-to-advice aunts, who can steer you in the right direction with great guidance for living an independent and satisfying life on your own!The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Filing Your Taxes - Tax Preparation Options

    Filing Your Taxes - Tax Preparation Options

    It is time to get those important tax papers ready! Tax season is upon us! Rachel Chaney, Yell County FCS Agent talks with special guest Dr. Laura Hendrix, Associate Professor for Personal Finance and Consumer Economics, as she shares tips for preparing your taxes once you have collected your important tax papers. 

    • 9 min
    Filing Taxes - Collecting Important Papers

    Filing Taxes - Collecting Important Papers

    Whether it's your first time to file taxes or your twentieth time, filing taxes can be a little stressful. Never fear! There is hope! Follow our advice on collecting those important tax papers and you'll be cool as a cucumber and ready for next week's episode on your filing options. Listen as Rachel Chaney, the Yell County Family Consumer Science Extension Agent visits with Dr. Laura Hendrix, Associate Professor for Personal Finance and Consumer Economics with the University of Arkansas System, Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service. Dr. Hendrix has some great "adulting" information for you. 

    • 8 min
    Basic Budgeting - Getting Started

    Basic Budgeting - Getting Started

    Have you ever wondered where you spent your money? Or maybe you are working to be independent, and you need to figure out if you can even afford to do that. In today's podcast, Garland County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Alison Crane, will share the basics of budgeting to help you set up your own spending plan. 

    • 5 min
    Shopping for a Credit Card

    Shopping for a Credit Card

    In today's episode, Jefferson County Extension agents, Mary Ann Kizer and Kurt Beaty, share the steps you need to take when shopping for a credit card. Be a smart consumer and learn the facts about credit cards before you accept all those card offers coming each month in the mail. Once you have listened to our podcast, visit https://www.uaex.uada.edu/life-skills-wellness/personal-finance/uaex-money-blog/ to learn more about building your credit and wise money management. 

    • 6 min
    Renting Versus Buying

    Renting Versus Buying

    Trying to decide whether to rent or buy? It's a big decision. 
    Before you pay out any money or start shopping, take a few minutes to listen to Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Julie Goings and her guest, as they discuss the pros and cons of renting and buying and what you need to consider before making that big decision.

    • 3 min
    You've Got the Car, Now the Insurance

    You've Got the Car, Now the Insurance

    Maybe you’ve heard Brad Paisley’s song, All I Wanted Was a Car, and thought that you could work hard and save up to buy your first car. The cost of a car doesn’t stop once you’ve paid for the car… there’s maintenance, gas and of course, insurance. Join Alison Crane, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent and her guest, Anna Crane, as they discuss what you need to know when purchasing car insurance and how to save money. 
    For more information you can download the brochure provided by the Arkansas Insurance Department at https://insurance.arkansas.gov/uploads/pages/brochures/auto.pdf 

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

JejenkaTunes ,

Real life advice you can use

These episodes are short (which is great!) and they are packed with expert advise for finances, college, job-seeking and more. I learned how to navigate the complicated world of car buying, too! Great podcast, I highly recommend it.

Top Podcasts In Education

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Motiversity
TED
Daily Stoic
Lauryn Evarts & Michael Bosstick / Dear Media
Slate Podcasts