It’s a Family Thing
Communicate with children about money matters.
From as early of an age as four or five years old, children can be taught they are part of a team and the family team has to modify some behaviors to help ... READ MORE
Getting by in Uncertain Times: Communication Sets the Tone
When we experience periods in our lives when there seem to be more questions than answers, it’s extremely important to keep the lines of communication open. The COVID-19 outbreak ... READ MORE
Dan Cromer, Director of Information Technology at the University of Florida has seen more than his share of digital wrong-doing. Concerned about the individuals he serves, he recently sent a cautionary reminder to faculty and staff, yet it actually ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Today I found myself in line at the grocery store behind a customer wanting to use Western Union. She told me how happy she was that she was able to scrape together $300 to wire to her son for Christmas. I was happy for her but the financial ... READ MORE
In this trying time, most people are thinking of ways to help. What can we do? How can we contribute to a solution and not be a part of the problem? Commonly, we open our hearts and wallets to do good for others. Today donation/charity-based ... READ MORE
Get the Facts
Lions, tigers, and scammers, oh my!! As if a data breach at Equifax (announced September 2017) is not enough, look-alike websites continue to pop up offering consumers “help” if their data has been breached. All you’d ... READ MORE
Did you know disorganization can cost you money and sometimes your peace of mind? Lost receipts make it difficult to return unwanted items. Rebates, over-pays, and the like can expire, resulting in lost money. Misplaced bills often mean late ... READ MORE
Reducing junk mail and unwanted solicitations that come to you through the USPS is a very effective step toward your goal of ordering your record keeping and decluttering your life. There are two ways to opt out of receiving prescreened ... READ MORE
One of the best ways to efficiently spend your food dollars is to meal plan. Some households do this one week at a time and others plan on a monthly basis. No matter the frequency, when you start with a plan you reduce the likelihood of food ... READ MORE