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OSU Extension

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Clermont Extension's FCS Educator offers a variety of programs to help you meet your money goals. Listed below are additional links to assist with financial planning and guidance.

Your Financial Questions Answered

Financial Q&A

Do you have a financial question? You’re not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the loss of jobs has greatly affected families and their communities. For others, it is declining health along with inadequate health insurance coverage that puts their economic well-being and quality of life at risk. Whatever the situation, we are here to help.

Our county-based Family and Consumer Sciences Extension financial educators are offering FREE financial education to assist families in improving both present and future economic well-being. Participants will submit anonymous questions, and a professional will respond via email within 72 hours! To submit a question, visit!


Housing Counseling

HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency

Do you need Pre-Purchase Homebuyer Education, Pre-Purchase Homebuyer Counseling, Financial Management/Budgeting Counseling, or Non-Delinquency Post-Purchase Counseling?

Margaret Jenkins and Clermont Extension has earned certification as a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. To schedule an appointment, please contact Margaret Jenkins by email or at 513-732-7070.

Complete List of HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies

HUD Approved Housing Counseling through OSU Extension

Ohio Housing Financy Agency (OHFA)

As the stat's affordable housing leader, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency provides opportunities for Ohians to locate affordable housing. OHFA offers a variety of programs to help first-time homebuyers, renters, senior citizens and others find quality, affordable housing that meets their needs. OHFA also works with developers and property managers throughout the state.

OHFA Website

Financial Empowerment Coaching

OSUE Financial Counseling Referral Form (Click Here to Access the form)