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Consumer Debt Management Options

April 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences Expanded Food and Nutrition UF IFAS/Wakulla County Extension By Lisa M. Leslie, Elaine Courtney, Julie England, and Michael S. Gutter2 When a consumer has unwanted debt or high amounts ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Budget, Credit, Credit Management, Debt, Educational, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Finances, Management, Money, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla Extension

What’s Your Score?

April 20, 2012

WHAT IS A CREDIT REPORT AND SCORE? A credit score is a three‐digit number that measures how likely you are to repay a loan on time. It uses information from your credit report to predict the risk of you not paying that loan back 24 months ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: America Saves, Credit Report, Credit Score, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Finances, Money Management, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

UF study: Nature-based tourism often benefits local environment, economy

April 12, 2012

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- When nature lovers book vacations in the great outdoors, they want their dollars to help preserve the places they visit, and a University of Florida study suggests ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Ecotourism, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Nature-based Tourism, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Taylor Stein, University Of Florida

Financial Webinar

March 22, 2012

Participate in our upcoming financial education webinar. Update your knowledge and promote it in your community. Shopping for Loans Click here for more information...   Thursday - April 26, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT (more…) READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Credit, Debt, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Finances, Financial Planning, Financial Security, Financial Webinar, Loans, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension, Webinar

Unoccupied Homes

March 20, 2012

Through our Master Money Mentor Program, we have another connection to University of Florida Resources. Read this article by one of the University Coordinators on unoccupied homes. The "Rise of Ownerless Homes" (more…) READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Credit, Debt, Educational, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Finances, Florida, Forclosures, Homes, Houses, Housing, Money Management, Unoccupied Homes, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

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