Opportunity Florida, on behalf of Jackson County, will be accepting grant applications from businesses that have been financially impacted by COVID-19 (farms and agricultural businesses are included). The funding for these grants has been awarded ... READ MORE
The Jackson County Extension Service is excited to welcome Terri Keith as the new Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Keith will be providing science-based information from the University of Florida to help Jackson County citizens make wise ... READ MORE
It’s still the dog days of summer so it’s hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner. Soon, the kids will be wrapping up the lazy days of summer and the fun of summer camps and family vacations to prepare for ... READ MORE
I know I am not the only one fed up with the robocall madness. I no longer answer calls from numbers I do not recognize, and I block known scam numbers. These tactics don’t stop the incoming calls, though. I am often left with a voicemail ... READ MORE
Just like your home, finances need regular “cleaning” and maintenance. Plan time this spring to focus on financial tasks. A little time spent getting organized and reviewing your financial habits helps keep your financial goals on track.
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The recent security breach at Equifax from mid-May through July 2017 exposed the personal information of 143 million people; this included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver ... READ MORE
Many families prepare a turkey (or chicken) each Thanksgiving, yet fail to plan to utilize the leftovers. Planning appropriately can help you extend your food dollar, decrease some cooking time, and decrease the stress of feeding those guests. ... READ MORE
The holidays are fast approaching! Pause long enough to avoid the pitfalls of overspending! Budgets are always tight during holidays. Gifts are not about the cost, rather a display of the true relationship of the people involved.
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With the high cost of replacing a home appliance, we often think about purchasing an extended warranty or service plan. Home Advisor’s website reports the average cost to repair an ice maker is between $250 to $330. So, is the extended warranty ... READ MORE
RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. In today’s society, we need to be aware of this because thieves are using a RFID skimming equipment to steal data from credit cards, debit cards, driver’s licenses and passports. Thieves skim ... READ MORE