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Are You Proactive or Reactive with Your Finances
The economic effect of the pandemic has led to stimulus checks, Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer( P-EBT), and Advance Child Tax Credit for certain families. How are you managing the extra money coming into your household? Are you proactive or reactive? Did you pay your expenses with the extra money, or are you splurging for something you want? A spending plan can help you manage your finances and tracking your expenses will allow you to know


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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 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 or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your


The Rural Telehealth Initiative: Lowering Barriers to Health Care
For me, a visit to the doctor can be an inconvenience. Between fighting traffic, finding a parking spot, checking in and doing time in the waiting room, I usually have to carve out an hour or more of my day, all for about 15 minutes of quality time with the doctor


Are your Financials in Order to Purchase a Home ?
There are many reasons to purchase a home, from building generational wealth to not hearing neighbors' footsteps all night. Whatever the reason, make sure your financials are on the right track


Did You Know? Cottage Food Exemption
  The Florida Senate made some changes to the Florida Cottage Food exemptions under the Home Sweet Home Act. As of today, July 1, 2021, you can earn up to $250,000 in gross sales under the Florida Cottage Food Exemption


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    Fall Colors and Flavors
    When you hear the word "Fall"….What is the first color that comes to mind? What food? “Orange and pumpkins?” “Red and apples? Think of all fruits and vegetables orange and red - apples, carrots, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, acorn and butternut squash, red peppers, and of course, pumpkins! While these colors may represent the season of fall, the red and orange colors are so much more than just the hue of the fruits and vegetables


    September is National Food Safety Education Month
    Think you know food safety? Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans (or about 48 million people) get sick every year from food eating contaminated food, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? Or, that 128,000 of those individuals requires hospitalization, and that some 3,000 die? September has been designated as National Food Safety Education Month?.