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Balancing Work & Family
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Balancing Work & Family

Owning and managing a family business has benefits and challenges. Managing boundaries between family and business can be difficult. This publication aims to provide strategies for creating balance between work and famil...

Communication in the Family
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Communication in the Family

Effective communication is important for any family. In farm families where work and personal life intersect, poor communication can influence not only how people get along, but how well the farm and family function. Th...

Family Finances
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Family Finances

If a sudden reduction in income strikes your farm family, there are a number of steps you can take to minimize the hardship. This fact sheet provides some suggestions for helping you direct your financial affairs and ma...

Financial Planning for Retirement
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Financial Planning for Retirement

This 25-page workbook will help you prepare for retirement and to make sure you have the income that you will need to continue the lifestyle you desire in your retirement years. It will help you to answer the following q...

Focus on Financial Management CD
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Focus on Financial Management CD

It's important to establish financial management practices that will improve your financial security and reduce your risk of financial problems. The Focus on Financial Management program includes materials for eight 2 1/...

Focus on Financial Management Coordinator's Guide
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Focus on Financial Management Coordinator's Guide

It's important to establish financial management practices that will improve your financial security and reduce your risk of financial problems. The Focus on Financial Management program includes materials for eight 2 1/...

Focus on Financial Management Unit 1: Focus on Getting Organized
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Focus on Financial Management Unit 1: Focus on Getting Organized

This 23-page chapter of the Focus on Financial Management workbook is suitable for self-study by anyone who wants to learn how to set goals and get organized for financial management. It includes four worksheets....

Focus on Financial Management Unit 2: Focus on Money Personalities
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Focus on Financial Management Unit 2: Focus on Money Personalities

This 23-page chapter of the Focus on Financial Management workbook is suitable for self-study by anyone who wants to learn how understanding their personality, attitude, past experiences, and family dynamics can help the...

Focus on Financial Management Unit 3: Focus on Your Net Worth
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Focus on Financial Management Unit 3: Focus on Your Net Worth

This 17-page chapter of the Focus on Financial Management workbook is suitable for self-study by anyone who wants to learn how to prepare and use a net worth statement, income and expense statement, and a savings and spe...

Focus on Financial Management Unit 4: Focus on Risk Management
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Focus on Financial Management Unit 4: Focus on Risk Management

This 49-page chapter of the Focus on Financial Management workbook is suitable for self-study by anyone who wants to learn about auto insurance, homeowner's insurance, flood insurance, life insurance and long-term care i...

Focus on Financial Management Unit 5: Focus on Savings and Investments
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Focus on Financial Management Unit 5: Focus on Savings and Investments

This 21-page chapter of the Focus on Financial Management workbook is suitable for self-study by anyone who wants to learn about savings and investing options and investment advice. It includes one worksheet and a number...

Focus on Financial Management Unit 6: Focus on Credit Cards
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Focus on Financial Management Unit 6: Focus on Credit Cards

This 21-page chapter of the Focus on Financial Management workbook is suitable for self-study by anyone who wants to learn about credit card terms, interest rates, finance charges, and credit reports. It includes several...

Focus on Financial Management Unit 7: Focus on Life's Challenges
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Focus on Financial Management Unit 7: Focus on Life's Challenges

This 18-page chapter of the Focus on Financial Management workbook is suitable for self-study by anyone who wants to learn about Social Security, wills, divorce, and remarriage....

Focus on Financial Management Unit 8: Focus on Retirement
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Focus on Financial Management Unit 8: Focus on Retirement

This 16-page chapter of the Focus on Financial Management workbook is suitable for self-study by anyone who wants to learn about life expectancy, retirement, and allocating assets. It includes three worksheets....

Focus on Financial Management Workbook
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Focus on Financial Management Workbook

This Focus on Financial Management Workbook contains eight chapters designed to help middle-income adults increase their financial management knowledge. The workbook contains 24 worksheets to help participants conduct se...

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Haciendo trabajar su dinero manual de tareas

Making Your Money Work is a Purdue Extension program that increases the financial stability of low-literacy, low-income participants. A facilitator presents the seven-week program in a classroom-type setting. ...

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Haciendo trabajar su dinero manual de tareas (10/pkg)

Making Your Money Work is a Purdue Extension program that increases the financial stability of low-literacy, low-income participants. A facilitator presents the seven-week program in a classroom-type setting. ...

Involving the Family in Goal Setting & Decision Making
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Involving the Family in Goal Setting & Decision Making

Management styles for farm-family businesses are changing to involve the entire family in goals and decisions that affect the family and the farm. This publication outlines four steps for involving the entire family when...

Making Your Food Dollars Work (FNP manual)
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Making Your Food Dollars Work (FNP manual)

The Indiana Family Nutrition Program Making Your Food Dollars Work curriculum is designed to help low-income adults spend their food dollars wisely. The curriculum consists of four lessons that are most suited for one-on...

Making Your Money Work Budget Cards
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Making Your Money Work Budget Cards

Making Your Money Work is a Purdue Extension program that increases the financial stability of low-literacy, low-income participants. A facilitator presents the seven-week program in a classroom-type setting. ...

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Making Your Money Work Trainer's Manual

Making Your Money Work is a Purdue Extension program that increases the financial stability of low-literacy, low-income participants. A facilitator presents the seven-week program in a classroom-type setting. ...

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Making Your Money Work Workbook

Making Your Money Work is a Purdue Extension program that increases the financial stability of low-literacy, low-income participants. A facilitator presents the seven-week program in a classroom-type setting. Each...

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Making Your Money Work Workbook (10/pkg)

Making Your Money Work is a Purdue Extension program that increases the financial stability of low-literacy, low-income participants. A facilitator presents the seven-week program in a classroom-type setting. Each partic...

Strategies in Personal Finance: Basic Investment Principles for Today and Tomorrow (paperback)
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Strategies in Personal Finance: Basic Investment Principles for Today and Tomorrow (paperback)

Every family should have financial goals for the future. Being unprepared can lead to monetary chaos. What investment returns are necessary to achieve explicit family goals? How are returns logically related to risks for...

Taking Control of Farm Family Living Expenses
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Taking Control of Farm Family Living Expenses

This publication can help you sharpen your managerial skills and take control of family living expenses. It also includes worksheets to help you record your own information. Be sure to make copies of the worksheets befor...

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 1: Choosing the Best Credit Card
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 1: Choosing the Best Credit Card

Choosing the right credit card is a difficult decision because there are so many credit cards to choose from. This publication provides common credit card terms and shows how to calculate finance charges....

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 10: Understanding the Updated Fair Credit Reporting Act
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 10: Understanding the Updated Fair Credit Reporting Act

This publication outlines the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that was passed by Congress in 1971. The publication concentrates on four aspects of the FCRA which include understanding the information in your credit repo...

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 2: Choosing the Best Interest Rate
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 2: Choosing the Best Interest Rate

Shopping for the best credit card value can be complicated. Different issuers of cards charge different interest rates. They also use different methods to calculate finance charges. This publication explains how those ch...

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 3: Deciding How Many Credit Cards You Need
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 3: Deciding How Many Credit Cards You Need

This publication addresses the question of how many credit cards are necessary to have. It also provides information on choosing the right credit card and listing the credit cards you own along with their interest rates,...

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 4: Deciding How Much Credit Is Too Much
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 4: Deciding How Much Credit Is Too Much

This publication encourages people to examine their debt rate. A chart is included in the publication to list all loans and credit cards with their average monthly payments. The publication gives calculations to help you...

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 5 - Getting Rid of Credit Card Debt
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 5 - Getting Rid of Credit Card Debt

This publication shows how you can reduce your credit card debt. Some suggestions are prioritizing payments, paying more than the minimum amount each month, paying high-rate cards first, and paying off cards with small b...

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 6: Protecting Your Credit Information
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 6: Protecting Your Credit Information

This two-page publication offers suggestions about how to make sure thieves don't gain access to your credit card account....

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 7: Checking Your Credit Report
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 7: Checking Your Credit Report

This publication details what a credit report contains. The publication also lists contact information for reaching credit bureaus and tips for reviewing your credit report. A form to request a credit report is included....

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 8: Controlling Your Holiday Credit Use
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 8: Controlling Your Holiday Credit Use

The holidays can be a difficult time to control your credit spending. This publication encourages you to keep track of all your spending during the holidays. In addition, the publication provides a chart for you to keep ...

To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 9 - Fixing a Poor Credit Rating
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To Your Credit: Fact Sheet 9 - Fixing a Poor Credit Rating

This publication provides information for fixing a poor credit rating. The publication encourages you to find out where you stand with your credit rating and information for starting over. An example chart of what you sh...

Tuning into Mom: Understanding America's Most Powerful Consumer (hardback)
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Tuning into Mom: Understanding America's Most Powerful Consumer (hardback)

American mothers are household CFOs in charge of an estimated $2.45 trillion in direct spending. They are also an important influence on other family members' buying habits. Many organizations have identified moms as an ...

When Every Day Is Saturday: The Retirement Guide for Boomers, Revised Second Edition (paperback book)
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When Every Day Is Saturday: The Retirement Guide for Boomers, Revised Second Edition (paperback book)

When Every Day Is Saturday is a how-to book (146 pages) to plan for a happy, meaningful retirement. The Grace Retirement Inventory sets a fast opening pace and prompts thoughtful, focused questions about retire...

When Your Income Drops: Control Stress
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When Your Income Drops: Control Stress

Losing your job or suffering from a financial setback can be very stressful for you and your family. This publication offers advice on managing your well-being, monitoring stress, and knowing when to get help and where t...

When Your Income Drops: Don't Panic - Take Control
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When Your Income Drops: Don't Panic - Take Control

An abrupt reduction of income can be traumatic to any family. This publication suggests a number of steps to maintain financial control. It also lists facts and tips to remain calm during a difficult financial situation....

When Your Income Drops: Keep a Roof Overhead
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When Your Income Drops: Keep a Roof Overhead

This publication provides tips for making sure house and utility payments are paid. The publication details mortgage and utility payments. ...

When Your Income Drops: Meeting Insurance Needs
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When Your Income Drops: Meeting Insurance Needs

This publication aims at helping people who have lost a job or have been laid off continue to be insured. The publication details how to get extended coverage of health and life insurance. ...

When Your Income Drops: Plan to Pay Creditors and Protect Family Welfare
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When Your Income Drops: Plan to Pay Creditors and Protect Family Welfare

This publication focuses on dealing with creditors when you are suffering from a financial setback. The publication covers which creditor should be paid first and which bills should be paid first. It also discusses conta...

When Your Income Drops: Set Priorities for Spending
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When Your Income Drops: Set Priorities for Spending

If you or your family are facing a reduction or loss of income, you'll need to develop a plan to help you meet your expenses. It's important to look realistically at the situation and actively seek solutions to your prob...

When Your Income Drops: Sharpen Your Survival Skills
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When Your Income Drops: Sharpen Your Survival Skills

This publication helps people who have recently lost a job or have been laid off determine what goods and services they need to have. It also provides tips for economizing and how to use community resources. A checklist ...

When Your Income Drops: Take Stock of Community Resources
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When Your Income Drops: Take Stock of Community Resources

This publication provides tips for developing a spending plan and how to deal with a reduced income. The publication includes worksheets that total your monthly income and expenses....

When Your Income Drops: Take Stock of Family Resources
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When Your Income Drops: Take Stock of Family Resources

If you are facing a financial setback it is important to know where you are financially so you can adjust your spending to fit your situation. This publication provides worksheets that help calculate your net worth and f...

Where Does Your Money Go? CD
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Where Does Your Money Go? CD

This curriculum on a CD is a presentation for facilitators who want to help their clients improve their money management practices and achieve financial stability. The CD contains a 27-slide PowerPoint show (for a one-ti...