Welcome to Take Charge of Your Money4!

This is a special series of financial literacy videos broadcast on local television and embedded on our website to assist ordinary consumers improve their understanding and develop skills to effectively manage the family resources of their households.

The University of Hawaii at Mānoa Cooperative Extension Service, Department of Family & Consumer Sciences in the College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources and Information Technology Services, Academic Technologies has collaborated with many local professionals to organize this sixteen part series as a community service program. A particular topic consists of 4-6 shows created in one hour slots for television viewing.

You will be able to:

  • Watch all the shows on local television each semester on channels 354 or 355
  • Watch all the shows on this website 24/7
  • View PowerPoint presentations of all speakers
  • View additional resources for each topic via website links
  • Test your knowledge of the content presented by participating on the Self-Test Quiz section of this website


The videos and this website have been developed for general educational purposes only and is not a recommendation or endorsement of any particular person, product, organization or investment strategy. It is not intended to provide individuals with specific financial or legal advice.  Each person’s situation and needs are unique and you are responsible for your own decisions and actions taken as a result of viewing this show or website. You are advised to seek information and data relevant to your own situation and seek professional assistance if needed.

The videos were filmed between 2014-2015. Viewers need to be aware that after the recording dates, the presentations may not be current and the content can not be guaranteed for accuracy, timeliness, or completeness due to revisions of existing laws, products, or organizations.