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Midway District

Midway Extension District #15

Ellsworth Office:
210 N. Kansas
Suite #1, Courthouse
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Russell Office:
309 S. Fossil
Russell, KS 67665

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Closed for lunch 12-1)

Prepare KANSAS

Saving — the best financial defense against disasters!
Posted on 2019-04-16

Are you financially prepared ahead of a disaster? Regular saving can pay off in so many ways, especially in case of a disaster or emergency. Setting aside a little bit each month through savings is a great way to start. Not sure how to begin? Focus on small steps and making progress every day.

Here are some ideas:

  • Save $1, $2, $5, or $10 a day, plus pocket change, in a can or jar. Deposit it monthly into a savings account targeted for emergencies.
  • Buy one less soda, coffee, latte, doughnut, snack food, lottery ticket, newspaper, etc.and deposit the money you would have spent in your change can or jar.
  • Join a work-related savings program (e.g., 401(k), credit union) and save part of each day’s pay.

You never know when a disaster will happen. Prepare for disasters now for peace of mind later!







Jessica Kootz 

Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
210 N. Kansas 
Suite #1
Ellsworth, KS 67439


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