Category: Money Matters

Green Industry Going Greener?

Many readers may already know, the term Green Industry refers to the commercial lawn and landscapers that work so hard to keep our yards and neighborhoods beautiful in the hot Florida sun. Green industry professionals stay current on… Read More

Tips for Storm Preparedness

1. DO YOUR RESEARCH: The Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide can be found at  http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/emergency-preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf and The Essential Guide to Hurricane Preparedness can be found at http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/emergency-preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf  . More resources can be found by visiting  Florida’s Division of Consumer Affairs website… Read More

Marriage and Money: 5 Building Blocks for Success

A successful strategy for handling money with a partner means establishing procedures and understanding emotional implications. Establishing procedures and taking a look at the numbers can reduce uncertainty and conflict. Honestly working through emotional aspects is critical for… Read More

Summer 2018 (Free): Live, Interactive, Online Personal Finance Classes

University of Florida/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension invites you to attend these free educational webinars. All are 12:00pm -1:00pm EST, Cost = Free June 19, Stock Basics: We will discuss advantages and risks, basic terminology, how stocks are valued, and… Read More

Lafayette 4-H Members Participate in 2018 Suwannee Valley Youth Show

Lafayette 4-H Club was well represented at the recent Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale at the 103rd Suwannee County Fair in Live Oak. Lafayette 4-H Hog Exhibitors Members showing hogs included : Gavin Barnes, Kiley Beach,… Read More

Helping Dreams Come True: UF/IFAS Extension First Time Home Buyer Programs

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