Category: Work & Life

Getting By in Uncertain Times: Freeing Up Money From Services

There are so many things we have no control over.  Case in point: unpaid and furloughed federal workers are coming up on missing a second paycheck disbursement.  For most, household bills come due monthly.  When the monthly budget… Read More

Getting By in Uncertain Times – It’s a Family Thing

It’s a Family Thing From as early of an age as four or five years old, children can be taught they are part of a team and the family team has to modify some behaviors to help conserve… Read More

Getting by in Uncertain Times: Communication Is Key

Lean on those in our inner circle. When we experience periods in our lives when there seem to be more questions than answers, it’s extremely important to keep the lines of communication open.  In stressful times we are… Read More

Younger Generation Bringing New Energy to UF/IFAS Master Gardeners as Program Celebrates 40 Years in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – Angie Dixon, 38, was working long hours as a project manager, but would spend weekends trolling plant shows and local community gardens. Though she loved everything about plants, she knew nothing about gardening. “I figured… Read More

Sending Money Overseas

Sending Money Overseas A money transfer or sending money overseas is the same thing as wiring money; the terms are used interchangeably.  These terms are most commonly used to refer to sending money to friends and relatives outside… Read More