Monthly Archive: January 2017

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION PROGRAM Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)   The 2017 tax filing season is beginning and this year the UF IFAS Jefferson County Extension Office is working with United Way to offer free tax preparation at the Jefferson County Library.  This free Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax preparation service is called VITA …

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Diabetes – are you at risk?

Recently, I attended a workshop on diabetes.  One of the handouts they gave was a short risk assessment quiz.  At 26, I didn’t think my risk would be very high. After taking the quiz, I realized that while I don’t have an official increased risk, I scored more points than I had anticipated. According to …

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How’s Your Credit?

Money

  Your credit score is used for more things than you might realize, and finding housing is one of them.  Whether you are renting or buying, credit comes into play.  Many people, such as landlords and lenders, will check your credit and use it to judge how reliable or risky you are.  When it comes …

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