Money

Save Your Tax Refund

Save Your Tax Refund Shirley Bouie Income tax filing is here. So often we plan how we are going to spend our return. This year think about saving your refund. Too often the refund is spend before paying off bills or placed in saving. American Save$ (Start Small, Think Big) program suggests the following: • …

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Identity Fraud Lunch and Learn

Identity Fraud is crime that everyone should be aware of and learn how to avoid it. More and more people are using on line shopping which can expose one’s financial information. Even some in-store purchases have not been secure. It is Tax Season which also opens doors of opportunity for thieves. A Lunch and Learn …

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Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Dine In Day December 3rd

December 3rd is FCS Dine In Day. This day is set aside for families to eat together. Last year, more than 100,000 people committed to preparing and eating a healthy meal together. This year we are planning to increase to 2000,000. Research has shown that eating together as a family is a bonding experience.”Eating together …

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Is it Time for “THE TALK”?

When your child hits their teens it may be necessary to talk with your child about money because teens have more financial independence. However, research suggest that parents should begin talking about money with their child when they are 3 or 4.  In “Children and Money” researchers state that, “As soon as your youngster can …

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