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Cinnamon for the Holidays


November 5, 2021

Workshop in Memory of Co-Worker and Mentor Join me on November 30, from 5:30 pm to 8:30pm, or December 1, from 9:00 am, to noon for Cinnamon for the Holidays Workshop. During the groundbreaking for the new Ag Auditorium, Dr. Brenda Williams, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Christine Vivian, Food Safety, Health And Wellness, Holidays, News, UF IFAS Extension
A shopper grapples with products and technology in a grocery store [CREDIT: pxhere.com, Viki Mohamad]

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Beans and other legumes


October 29, 2021

In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we strolled into the canned foods aisle. We'll stay there for this post, as we focus on beans and other legumes. Legumes, such as dried beans, peas and lentils, are packed ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Beans, Food, Groceries, Grocery, GroceryShoppingForYourHealth, Health, Legume, Money, Nut, Nutrition, Pgm_FCS, Saving, Shop

5 Steps to Establishing an Emergency Fund


October 25, 2021

A single one dollar bill. Money, cash, currency. UF/IFAS Photo: Tyler Jones.A single one dollar bill. Money, cash, currency. UF/IFAS Photo: Tyler Jones.What is an emergency fund? An emergency fund is money set aside for unplanned expenses. ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: @UFIFASFCS, Emergency Expense, Extension, Fund, Hamilton County, Life Skills, Money, Save, Savings, Unplanned Expenses
Covid-19 stimulus check.

Beware of Scams and Fraud


October 7, 2021

In the United States, scams and fraud are big business. Each year the number of consumer fraud reports and the dollars lost are rising. In fact, the FTC received a total of 4.8 million consumer fraud and identity theft complaints in 2020. A ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus County, Family Resource Management, Money Management, Personal And Family Finances, Personal Finance, Scams And Fraud, UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County
seminole pumpkin

Use the Fall Festivities to Teach Children Money Saving Tips


October 7, 2021

It's that time of year again when gorgeous foliage, a gentle chill in the air, and sweaters and scarves all contribute to that cozy fall feeling and Halloween also sets the tone for enjoying the cool days of Fall. Some families, however, spend ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Children Saving Money, Kids And Money, Life Skills, Money Saving Tips, Ocextension, Saving Money, Teaching Children About Money

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