Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More
Category: Money Matters
SHARING WISDOM: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO MATTERS OF HEALTH AND WEALTH AS WE AGE. L. Duncan, UF/ IFAS Extension Sumter County, L. Spence, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, M. Wilchcombe, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County.
Situation: AARP reports one in eight Americans who are over the age of 65 are the fastest growing segment of the aging population. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, in 2030 one in five Americans will be over… Read More
Strategic Partnerships for Financial Coaching. S. Taylor. email@example.com. UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County, 16110 Aviation Loop, Brooksville, FL 34604.
1)Situation/Target Audience/Objectives: The Hernando County Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) program provides education in basic money management and financial matters to both youth and adults. To achieve this, strategic partnerships with community organizations have been developed to identify… Read More
I recently read a good piece on the sandwich life stage, as I like to call it. I am currently living the dream, as are many of you. My folks live on their own now – we all… Read More
Dallas Daniels, Megan Mann, and Mia Wilchcombe, UF/ IFAS Extension Lake County, Tavares, FL Situation: Each year youth sell their market animals at the Lake County Fair, making a profit which provides an opportunity to teach them about… Read More
L. Hamilton., UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, DeLand, Florida, J. G. Ramirez, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, Florida, and S. Preston, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, Florida. Situation: Home ownership is fundamental to the American Dream and successful home… Read More
Close your eyes. Try to recall your first memory of saving money or budgeting. Me… I was 8 years old, or so I recall. My best friends and I had just convinced my mom to give us $5… Read More
Think of your childhood memories. I recall singing songs, eating some traditional foods/desserts, and, of course, opening presents. The joys of the new G.I. Joe or the almost joy at the new socks and scarves. The cookies and… Read More
I thought I would start blogging not only to share a little about my life but also to share ideas about the Science of Better Living. I hope to introduce you to some of the amazing work we… Read More
Living On My Own : Learning and Applying Financial Responsibility Through workshop and simulation Smith, N. Nelson, UF/IFAS Extension, Manatee County, FL. Situation: Manatee County high schools do not offer financial training classes for adolescents. Adolescents see life… Read More