We all are feeling the pinch of inflation. Everywhere from gas to the grocery store. Now, with the holiday season looming I am feeling anxious about my spending.
All of the things that make the holiday special like decorations, meals, and ... 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
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
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
How do you make sure the stimulus funds provide you with the greatest benefit? Whatever you do, have a plan! Try this free online budget worksheet.
If you are fortunate enough that your income has not been impacted by this national crisis you ... READ MORE
With more and more people facing financial instability, it is important to remember that during these difficult times every penny counts. What if there was a way you could lower your monthly expenses, all while reducing your greenhouse gas emissions? ... 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