February Financial Check-In
“No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution
that’s abandoned by February.” ― Suze Orman
Check your credit report.
To do: Request your credit report, review, and correct any errors. To learn more about where and how to request your credit report, what is on it, how to correct errors, or to maintain or To Sign Up: Check Your Credit e-mail program at https://conta.cc/3XBLujB.
Learn more about credit reports and receive reminders 2/2, 6/6, & 10/10 to request a credit report.
Organize your tax documents.
To do: Gather your W-2s and 1099s, and other tax documents as soon as you receive them, usually the first week of the month.
Did you know: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Services (VITA) are available at the Johnson County Sunset Drive Office Building February 8-April 15th. Johnson County Extension Office | Research and Extension | Kansas State University (k-state.edu)
Take the Kansas Saves pledge.
To do: Establish a weekly, monthly, or yearly financial goal.
Sign up: America Saves at Connect to a Campaign | Local Campaign | America Saves
Don’t bust your budget.
To do: Review this month’s budget and plan for the irregular or periodic expenses such as Valentine’s Day, Super Bowl, President’s Day sales, tax preparation services, birthdays, and anniversaries.
Sign up: Review our calendar and register for upcoming classes and events at Classes and Events | Johnson County (k-state.edu).
- Retirement Planning Today Series - February 23rd, March 2nd, & March 9th
- Medicare: An In-Depth Look - March 14th
Sources: Principal 2023 financial calendar; LearnLux 2023 Workplace Wellbeing Calendar; Utah State University Extension Utah Money Moms 2023 Finance Calendar