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Money Management

Money (finances) is a topic as old as time. Regardless of how much or how little we make, most of us wish we could have more. Every day we are forced to make choices on what we do with our money, and there are no right or wrong ways to use it. Whether we spend, save, borrow, or invest money, each decision is personal and we are each responsible for the choices we make. With those choices come opportunities to change how we use our money.

By better understanding financial topics, we can each find success with the daily responsibilities we have in managing our money. The UF/IFAS Extension Family and Consumer Sciences money management program is here to help you better understand a variety of topics related to money and to provide you with tools you need to find your own financial success and security.

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Hurricane Season: Understanding Homeowner’s and Renter’s Insurance

Hurricane season … that time between June 1 and November 30 everyone living in the Atlantic Basin region loves to wish away… is here. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted this year to be normal or above...
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3 Tips for Stretching Your Food Dollars and Preventing Food Waste

I don’t know about you, but throwing food out kills me. So many people don’t have enough to eat, and I feel guilty when I do it. And, it’s also a waste of food dollars. So, what can we do to stretch food dollars, and to prevent food waste...
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Want to Show Your Love this Valentines? Consider Starting a Savings Account

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you may be thinking of a way to show your love to those important to you. As you think about your options… flowers, dinner, chocolate… you know the typical items…why not consider something...
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