Living Well In The Panhandle

Plan Ahead for “Pomp and Circumstance”

Photo credit: IFAS Communication Services

Photo credit: IFAS Communication Services

Do you have a high school senior in your life in the near or not-so-near future? If so, it’s never too early to begin planning and preparing for the expenses …

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Tips to Reduce Spending

"Oh where does all my money go?"

“Oh where does all my money go?”

Do you need help managing your finances so that your family can realize more of their needs and wants?  Family members of all ages must learn …

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Identity Theft Is No Laughing Matter

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Photo by: White,T. (N.D.) Identity Theft Protection. Retrieved 9 February 2015 from http://goo.gl/46HkDp

While the commercials about identity theft maybe funny, identity theft is no laughing matter. Identity theft occurs when someone’s personal information …

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Flavonoids: Good for the Heart!

Photo taken by: Marjorie Moore

Photo taken by: Marjorie Moore

February is heart month, a time to consider including foods in your diet that will benefit your heart. Much has been in the media during the last few years about …

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Resolutions for Living Well

ResolutionsThe Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “resolution” as “the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc.; the act of resolving something.” Now that 2015 is here, what are you seeking to resolve this year?

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Get Free Tax Prep Help

VITAIn the early ’70s, Gary Iskowitz was doing graduate work as well as teaching tax law while working for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Mr. Iskowitz saw a growing problem with questionable tax preparers who were scamming low-income people in his area. He did not like …

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Cutting Down Waste in the School Cafeteria

School Lunchtime

School Lunchtime
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Do you have a child or grandchild who eats meals at school? Do they come home hungry and complain about the meals they are served? Have you taken any time to …

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Florida’s “Enhanced Child Passenger Safety Law” – What Do You Need to Know?

Caleb Cooper, 4 yrs 39 lbs

There’s a new law in Florida – and although it’s far from comprehensive, it’s designed to better protect our kids. As of January 1, 2015, Florida law requires that all children riding in vehicles must use a safety seat …

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Ag Save$ ~ Get Involved!

AgSaves picAg Save$

Ag Save$ is a new initiative to bring personal finance education such as wealth building, estate planning, succession planning, asset protection, and other financial topics to agricultural producers in Florida.

Have you ever asked yourself:

How do I become financially …

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America Saves Week ~ Online Challenge

America Saves Week ~ Online Challenge

Challenge picAmerica Saves Week 2015 ~ February 23 – February 28

America Saves Week is coordinated by America Saves and the American …

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