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Today’s families find themselves wanting to keep up with changes in their world; changes that happen at a faster and faster pace. Whatever your stage of life, Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences programs bring you knowledge you can use to make better decisions and improve your life. We bring you proven, reliable, non-biased information to help you with raising kids, eating right, spending smart, and living well. Feel free to post your comments to our articles or e-mail us a question that you would like to see answered in this blog.

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Karen Poff

Identity theft: reduce your risk

The Federal Trade Commission expects 9 million or more people to become victims of identity theft this year. How can you reduce your risk?
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Karen Poff

Allowances - a teaching tool?

Allowances are a good way for children to learn to make choices and plan ahead.
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Karen Poff

Summer savings strategies

Summer is a time when you may be able to reduce expenses and build up a savings cushion for fall.
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Karen Poff

Top 10 frauds and scams: Part 2

In my last blog, I discussed five of the Virginia Attorney General's list of the Top 10 Frauds and Scams. Let's continue with the discussion of the remaining five schemes and suggestions for how to avoid them:
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Karen Poff

Income tax tips, Part 2

If you saw my last blog, you know that there are many changes this year that taxpayers need to know as they complete their 2010 returns. Here are some more things you should know about in order to take advantage of all available credits and pay the lowest allowable tax:
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Karen Poff

'Tis the season for tax tips

Each year at this time people are busy gathering their records to prepare yet another income tax return. This year (2009) in particular, there are a number of specific items taxpayers should check into to be sure they are taking advantage of all available credits and paying the lowest allowable tax.
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Karen Poff

A financial checkup for the new year

The beginning of a new year is a great time to evaluate your family's financial health.
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Karen Poff

The holiday "Three Rs"

The students get a break from "readin', ritin', and rithmatic" during the holidays, but none of us should forget about the other "Three Rs"--Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.
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Karen Ridings

Holiday gifts ideas that will warm the heart without breaking the bank

The holiday season is upon us and budgets are tight! Gift giving doesn't have to ruin your household budget. Here are some ideas that will allow you and your family to meet your holiday gift giving goals.
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Karen Poff

Debt proof your holidays

Holiday displays that appear in stores in early fall always bother me. It seems too soon to be thinking about December before I've enjoyed my Thanksgiving turkey! But one thing about the holidays that is never too early to discuss - your holiday spending plan.

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