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Cleaning Solutions

By Shelley Swenson, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Wakulla County Extension 850-926-3931 Interested in Green Cleaning products. UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension and Sustainable Big Bend will offer a workshop entitled “Going Green: Sustainable Cleaning Solutions, to include caring… Read More

Managing Your Credit

Credit Management When you hear people say “charge it,” “finance it,” “buy on time,” or “use a payment plan,” it is the same as “using credit.” Credit means buying something or getting cash now and paying later. When… Read More

7-Step Spending Plan

by Josephine Turner and Nayda I. Torres via Shelley Swenson Everybody needs to learn how to manage money.  Here is a 7-step exercise to help you. Thousands of Florida citizens have used exercises like this one to learn how to organize… Read More

Worst Diet Schemes of 2011

Courtesty of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension “Weight loss schemes are more lucrative and offensive than ever,” said Francie M. Berg, a licensed nutritionist and adjunct professor at… Read More

Five Ways to Save $100 or More

Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Today’s challenge is to find $100 to save. We all want to save money. It’s the “how” that causes some confusion. Below are… Read More

Eating Habits of Low-Income Families

Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Last year I received a grant to offer training to child care providers on ways to encourage children to eat more nutritious foods. … Read More

SAVE THE DATE FOR “GREEN” EVENTS

By Shelley Swenson, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Wakulla County Extension 850-926-3931 Plan to attend two important Green Events:Interested in Green Cleaning products.  UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension and Sustainable Big Bend will offer a workshop entitled “Going Green: … Read More

Financial Security Webinar

AARP’s Financial Security Team will hold a webinar for couples, just a few days shy of Valentine’s Day! The webinar, Social Security and Couples, will provide information on Social Security benefits, how benefits may differ depending on whether… Read More