Financial information needs of California households
Karen P. Varcoe, University of California
Carol Adams, University of California
California Agriculture 43(4):8-10. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v043n04p8.
Karen P. Varcoe is Consumer Economics/Management Specialist, University of California, Riverside. Carol Adams is Principal Statistician, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Riverside.
Inability to save money and the use of savings for everyday expenses were the financial problems most often cited by respondents to a survey of California households. The preferred delivery method for receiving financial information was in-home study packets. The study findings have implications for future Cooperative Extension outreach programs.