We rely on professionals – individuals with special expertise and training, such as biologists or planners to make decisions about best practices to guide development, policies and operations.
When it comes to climate change, who is the ... READ MORE
The holidays are not here yet, I know. But the media is reporting holiday chaos. With shipping disruptions and limited supply they insist that we need to be shopping NOW! Maybe this year we can rethink what and with who we want to celebrate.
After ... READ MORE
Monroe County Board of County Commissioners recently passed a fertilizer ordinance with the intent of limiting nutrient applications to turf and landscape plants. Nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen, have the potential to contribute to ... READ MORE
Online shopping scams involve scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers, either with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site.
How this scam works
While many online sellers are legitimate, unfortunately scammers can ... READ MORE
Almost 6,800 consumers reported more than $80 million in cryptocurrency-investment scam losses during the six months ending March 31, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned. The median loss was $1,900. That is 10 times more than a year earlier ... READ MORE
Improving your credit score take time but it is not hard to do. Here are the steps you can take to get a better score.
1. Figure out where you stand
Before you begin do-it-yourself credit repair, you’ll want to get copies of your full ... READ MORE
Co-Authors: Alicia Betancourt, Linda Seals, Carol Roberts and Ramona Madhosingh-Hector
Is your community an inclusive community?
In times of crisis, topics like diversity, equity and inclusion can get pushed to the sidelines. Sometimes ... READ MORE
While living in Florida has its perks, the one thing that can ruin it (and rather quickly) is hurricane season. By now we should have all our hurricane preparation plan ready. But Wait! There is one more thing you need to do to prepare.
In ... READ MORE
Steps You Can Take to Identify (and fix) Burn-out
Is work getting you down? Are you an essential worker? Has your workplace closed or are you working from home? Dealing with COVID-19, most of us are increasingly anxious, frustrated and fearful. ... READ MORE
I keep hearing about the ‘new normal’ due to this global pandemic. For me, whenever someone refers to ‘normal’ I usually counter with “define normal.” Life has taught me that everyone really has their own normal. The Oxford English ... READ MORE