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Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

Disaster Recovery

This factsheet offers instructions for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen dishes, utensils, and cooking implements after a flood.

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

By: Benjamin Chapman Disaster Recovery

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out for an extended period.

Hurricane Preparedness

By: Sarah Kirby, Wilma Hammett Disaster Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought process of what needs to be done before a storm so that you are prepared.

Meal Preparation and Food Safety After a Power Failure

By: Benjamin Chapman Disaster Preparedness

After a power failure, you might not have heat, refrigeration, or water. This publication explains how to safely prepare food when you have no power.

Water-Damaged Carpets and Rugs

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers general guidelines for cleaning or replacing flood-damaged carpets and rugs.

How to Salvage Flood-Damaged Appliances

Disaster Recovery

This publication covers items to consider when trying to salvage flood-damaged appliances.

Dealing With Snakes After a Storm

By: Michael Waldvogel, Sarah Kirby Disaster Recovery

This publication offers tips to deal with snakes, both indoors and outdoors, during the recovery process of a flood or disaster with strewn debris.

Foods That Require No Cooking

Disaster Preparedness

This publication covers a variety of foods that can be prepared even if there is no gas or electricity for cooking.

Flood-Damaged Furniture

Disaster Recovery

This publication discusses how to possibly restore furniture, including antiques, damaged by floodwaters.

Kitchen Cleanup After the Flood

By: Benjamin Chapman Disaster Recovery

This publication covers steps to take to clean up your kitchen after a disaster or emergency.

Priorities for Cleanup & Repair

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers a list of steps to take for cleanup and repair of your home following a disaster or emergency.

Livestock and Poultry Buildings After the Flood

By: James Barker, Gerald Baughman, Robert Bottcher, Robert Evans, Roberto Munilla, Mark Rice, Ronald Sheffield, Philip Westerman, Morgan Morrow, Jesse Grimes Disaster Recovery

This publication offers a checklist for farmers to ensure the safety and security of poultry and livestock, as well as the buildings that house them, after a flood or other disaster.

Evacuation Disaster Kit

Disaster Preparedness

This publication covers the supplies you will need for a lengthy stay in a shelter during an emergency or disaster.

Returning Home After a Disaster

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers tips to people returning to their homes and communities after evacuation during an emergency or disaster.

Gangs. What Can Parents Do?

By: Andrew Behnke Working with Latino Parents

This publication shows how to recognize the signs of gang involvement and offers advice on how to prevent children from joining gangs.

Ideas for "No-Cook" Food Bags

Disaster Preparedness

In preparation for an emergency, keep the following food items that do not need refrigeration on hand or in an evacuation kit.

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

By: Gary Roberson Disaster Recovery

This publication offers information on how to clean and recondition tractors that have been submerged in floodwaters.

Storm Safety in High-Rise Buildings

Disaster Preparedness

Storm safety for managers and residents of high-rise buildings before and during a hurricane are covered in this factsheet.

Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

Disaster Preparedness

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Acceptance of Self and Others

By: Wayne Matthews Interpersonal Relationships

This factsheet offers guidance on accepting yourself and others to improve interpersonal relationships.

Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

Disaster Recovery

This publication for tobacco growers describes steps that can be taken to avoid or minimize tobacco curing losses due to an electrical outage.

Preventive Home Maintenance Check-up

By: Sandy Zaslow, Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication offers a simple guide to home maintenance and includes an inspection checklist.

Dealing with Potential Moisture Problems After a Flood

Disaster Recovery

This publication covers potential moisture problems in attics, crawl spaces and walls after a flood or other disaster.

Protecting Valuable Records

By: Sarah Kirby Disaster Preparedness

Many people assume that floods, storms, hurricanes and other disasters happen to someone else, and many people postpone taking care of family papers. This factsheet helps you to determine what papers you should worry about protecting.

Helping Your Family Prepare Before a Disaster

By: Sarah Kirby, Karen DeBord Disaster Preparedness

Don’t be reluctant to talk with your family about the possibility of a hurricane, fire, tornado, or flood. Thought and action before the disaster hits usually helps family members react wisely. Families that work together to prepare for the problem will cope better than those who do not take precautions.

Choosing a Contractor

By: Sarah Kirby Disaster Recovery

This publication offers tips on choosing a contractor for home repairs after an emergency or disaster.

Expressing Feelings

By: Wayne Matthews Interpersonal Relationships

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.

Safe Food After a Flood

By: Benjamin Chapman Disaster Recovery

This factsheet offers information on how to deal with food that may have come into contact with floodwaters.

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

By: Dara Bloom, Margie Mansure, Zandra Alford Local Foods

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local foods into nutrition education and cooking classes. Topics include getting started, knowing what's in season, and where to buy local foods.

Eliminating Odors From Your Refrigerator

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers tips to rid your refrigerator of odors after an extended loss of power due to an emergency or disaster.

Mold Testing

By: Sarah Kirby

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

By: Dara Bloom, Joanna Lelekacs, Rebecca Dunning Local Foods

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide to communities.

Should You Buy or Rent?

By: Glenda Herman, Janice Holm Lloyd A Home For Your Family

Should you buy a home? Or would you be better off renting? This publication lists the pros and cons of buying versus renting and examines the differences in responsibility.

Appropriate Limits for Young Children: A Guide for Discipline

By: Karen DeBord

This publication describes the basic reasons for a child's misbehavior and how you can become an "emotion coach" to help children handle difficult feelings. It also summarizes developmental milestones for preschool years and middle childhood and poses some questions for parents to consider as they help their children learn and grow.

Helping Children Cope with Stress

By: Karen DeBord

This publication describes how children cope with stress and summarizes practices that parents can use to help a child deal with stress.

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

By: Dara Bloom, Emily Gamble Local Foods

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation programs, and other resources for addressing food insecurity.

A Disaster Kit for Staying at Home

By: Sarah Kirby, Benjamin Chapman Disaster Preparedness

This publication covers the supplies you will need at home in the event of an emergency or disaster.

Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

Disaster Preparedness

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in an emergency or disaster.

Handling and Cleaning up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

By: Michael Waldvogel, Sarah Kirby Disaster Recovery

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide container in your home.

Correct Potential Hazards Before a Disaster

By: Sarah Kirby Disaster Preparedness

During and right after a disaster, any household item that can move, fall, break, or cause a fire becomes a home hazard. To minimize possible danger, inspect your home now to find and correct potential hazards.

A Housing Safety Checklist for Older People

By: Sarah Kirby

This checklist describes household conditions that can be hazardous to the elderly and recommends ways to improve home safety for older people.

Control Asthma in Your Home Environment

By: Sarah Kirby

The publication addresses ways to control asthma and allergies in the home environment.

Home Safety for Young Children

By: Sarah Kirby

This publication addresses common home safety hazards for young children and remedies for these hazards.

Introduction: Food Banks and Food Pantries

By: Dara Bloom, Emily Gamble Local Foods

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, describes food banks and food pantries and their role in North Carolina.

Venison Donation Programs

By: Dara Bloom, Emily Gamble Local Foods

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses venison donation programs in North Carolina.

Evacuating Safely

Disaster Preparedness

This publication covers the supplies needed for an evacuation due to an emergency or disaster, as well as a checklist of things to do before leaving your house.

Tornado Safety for Schools

Disaster Preparedness

This publication offers information to safeguard children at schools during a tornado.

Should You Buy Flood Insurance?

Disaster Preparedness

This publication discusses the National Flood Insurance Program, as well as a flood insurance policies from insurance companies.

Environmental Considerations When Buying or Selling Real Estate

By: Glenda Herman, Sandy Zaslow A Home For Your Family

Before making a real estate transaction, both buyers and sellers should take care to ensure there is no environmental contamination of the land.

Heat Stress Disorders

Disaster Recovery

This publication offers safety tips and first aid procedures to prevent and treat heat stress disorders that may occur during clean-up after a hurricane or other disaster.

Little Old Ladies and Grumpy Old Men: How Language Shapes Our Views About Aging

By: Lucille Bearon

This publications offers a guide to thinking and talking positively about aging.

Health Care Coverage for You and Your Family

By: Carolyn Bird Take Control for Your Future

This factsheet covers different programs available to help with health care costs during unemployment.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

By: Dara Bloom, Emily Gamble Local Foods

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that raise and harvest chickens for local food pantries in North Carolina.

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

Disaster Recovery

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may have been damaged by a flood or other disaster.

Coming Together: Ideas for Successful Family Meetings

By: Andrew Behnke Working with Latino Parents

Research tells us that communication and commitment are keys to a strong family. This publication can help you foster both by making time for family meetings.

Egg Safety

By: Benjamin Chapman, Katrina Levine

Factsheet on egg safety for small egg producers.

Caring for Your Pets in an Emergency

Disaster Preparedness

Making arrangements for your pets should be part of your household disaster planning. If you must evacuate your home, it’s always wise to take your pets with you. Although trained service dogs are allowed in emergency shelters, other pets are not allowed due to public health and safety reasons. You need to have other plans for your pets. Advance planning is essential; it could save a pet’s life.

Traveling Safely by Car in an Emergency

Disaster Preparedness

This publication offers a checklist of items to ensure your car is in working order in the event of an evacuation during an emergency or disaster.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

Take Control for Your Future

Before deciding how much home you can afford, make certain that home ownership is appropriate for you by considering a few simple questions. If the answer to any of the questions is “no,” you may need to wait or investigate further before considering home ownership.

Gleaning

By: Dara Bloom, Emily Gamble Local Foods

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses the process of gleaning in North Carolina.

If You Don't Leave - Establishing a Safe Place

Disaster Preparedness

If you stay at your house during an emergency or disaster, take the following actions to ensure you are well prepared.

Preschooler Development

By: Karen DeBord Growing Together

This publication describes the physical, emotional and mental changes that preschoolers experience. It provides information that parents can use to support their children through this stage of development.

Child Care and Other Settings

By: Andrew Behnke Working with Latino Parents

Latinos are the largest and fastest growing minority group in the United States. This group encompasses families from many countries, such as Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Puerto Rico, who speak various languages and dialects. This publication offers suggestions for communicating and working with Latino parents and their children.

Stepfamilies

By: Tara Baker

This publication offers information on stepfamily relationships and dynamics.

National Flood Insurance Programs

Disaster Preparedness

This publication offers some information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

By: Gary Roberson Disaster Recovery

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

Choosing to Rent

By: Carol A. Schwab, Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication provides a checklist and legal guidelines to help you when you choose to rent.

Estate Plan Documents Explained

By: Ted Feitshans, Carolyn Bird, Mark Megalos Estate Planning in North Carolina

Preparing an estate plan requires more than a will. This publication describes the basic documents needed to prepare a comprehensive estate plan.

Should You Buy Food in Bulk? The Scoop on Food Storage

Take Control for Your Future

This publication offers tips on how to store bulk purchases of food.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

By: Dara Bloom, Emily Gamble Local Foods

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given directly to food banks and food pantries in North Carolina.

Self-Esteem in Children

By: Karen DeBord

This publication for parents and caregiver describes strategies for building a child's sense of self-esteem, self-confidence, motivation and initiative.

Ideas to Help You Save Money at Home

By: Carolyn Bird, Sarah Kirby Take Control for Your Future

There are a number of things you can do each day to help reduce the cost of running a household. This publication offers some simple ideas to help you get started.

Telling the Kids You Lost Your Job

Take Control for Your Future

Is losing your job a possibility or a reality? Few families have savings to buffer their expenses until they find work again. Acting as if nothing has happened and keeping kids in the dark — letting them think everything is normal — can only last a short while.

Food Pantry Produce Markets

By: Dara Bloom, Emily Gamble Local Foods

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a market or farm stand at a food pantry in North Carolina.

Tornado Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

This publication covers how to spot a tornado, where to go during a storm and tornado survival rules and tips.

Carbon Monoxide

By: Sarah Kirby

The publication addresses the dangers of carbon monoxide and provides ways to protect families from harm or death related to carbon monoxide.

Infant Development

By: Karen DeBord Growing Together

This publication provides some general guidelines for normal infant social, physical and cognitive development.

Protecting Young Children in the Home

By: Sarah Kirby, Wilma Hammett

This publication helps parents protect young children from accidents and injuries in the home.

Your Estate Plan - Where to Begin

By: Ted Feitshans, Mark Megalos, Sreedevi Gummuluri, Guido van der Hoeven Estate Planning in North Carolina

To begin an estate plan, identify your goals and gather needed information before seeking professional advice. Schedule a family meeting to begin shaping your objectives. The checklist of estate objectives and other guidance in this publication will help you begin.

How to Help Your Teen With Homework

By: Andrew Behnke Working with Latino Parents

Getting involved in your teen's homework routine can help your teen develop discipline and problem-solving skills.

At Your Door Step: A Family Factsheet on Outdoor Play and Learning

By: Karen DeBord, Liz Driscoll, Lucy Bradley

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and health challenges faced by children, parents, and teachers in the United States. Tips for encouraging outdoor activities with children are included, along with strategies for setting a standard to be outdoors, care for the environment, and spend time with family.

Food Safety Recall Plan Checklist

This document offers a set of steps for food producers to take when issuing a food safety recall.

Domestic Violence

By: Raimy Turner

This factsheet describes the types of abuse, risk factors, and offers domestic violence resources.

Tips on Dealing with Stress

Take Control for Your Future

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.

Ahorre dinero haciendo cambios a baja costo o sin costo alguno en el uso de energía

Tome el control para su futuro

Cuando el dinero es escaso, busque maneras de reducir los gastos del hogar. Hay una serie de cosas sencillas sin costo o a bajo costo que usted y su familia pueden hacer para ayudar a ahorrar dinero en sus facturas/recibos de servicios públicos (electricidad, agua, gas).

Farmers' Market Tours: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

By: Annie Hardison-Moody, Dara Bloom, Lorelei Jones

A Farmers’ Market Tour is a great way to introduce your program participants to an abundant source of local fruits and vegetables. It can also reinforce messaging about healthy eating and local foods. This guide was designed to be used as part of a regular series of nutrition education classes, such as SNAP-Ed, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More, or other community nutrition education programs.

Coalition Formation - How to Create a Coalition on Disaster Recovery Before a Disaster

By: Sarah Kirby Disaster Preparedness

What is a coalition and how can it help? A disaster recovery coalition is an organization of concerned citizens that advocates for services, policies and programs to accomplish specific goals that impact disaster recovery and prevention. A coalition monitors, analyzes, and mobilizes community efforts.

Tornadoes

Disaster Preparedness

This publication offers information on preparation for tornado season in North Carolina.

Selecting Home Buying Professionals

By: Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication describes the responsibility of the many home buying professionals you will be working with, including realtors, surveyors, attorneys, architects, mortgage lenders, home inspectors, and appraisers.

Selecting Your House

By: Glenda Herman, Sandy Zaslow A Home For Your Family

This publication covers factors involved in purchasing a home, including when to buy, setting your priorities, house inspections, and managing expectations.

Resolving Conflict

By: Wayne Matthews Interpersonal Relationships

This factsheet outlines steps to take to resolve conflicts and strengthen interpersonal relationships.

Tips to Prevent Home Foreclosure

By: Carolyn Bird Take Control for Your Future

If you are having difficulty making your mortgage payment, one of the most important things you can do is seek assistance right away, if possible before you even miss a payment. Lenders do not want to take your house. This publication will offer tips on preventing foreclosure and how to get help if you're at risk of foreclosure.

A Little Help From Your Friends: Finding Strength in Your Community

Take Control for Your Future

In the event of economic stress or hardship, it is a good time to step back and take stock of your many resources. These resources may be personal, that is, something within you, or from your family and community. Ideas for identifying and making the most of these sources of strength and support for getting by when times are tough are included in this factsheet.

Telling the Kids: We Need to Spend Less!

Take Control for Your Future

This publication discusses talking to children about parental job loss and unstable financial situations.

When You Take Care of Mom and Hold Down a Job

Take Control for Your Future

Taking care of a parent, spouse or older relative while holding down a full-time job can be very demanding and stressful. This publication offers information on how to assess your situation and identify additional resources to help.

Turn Leftovers into Planned-Overs

Take Control for Your Future

Leftovers sometimes get a bad reputation. With some preparation, however, leftovers become planned-overs and can make your meal preparation a lot less hectic.

Saving Money on Heating and Cooling Your Home

Take Control for Your Future

Heating and cooling your home account for approximately 43 percent of your utility bill. This publication suggests some ways that you and your family can save money on your heating and cooling costs.

Ideas para ayudarle a ahorrar dinero en su hogar

Tome el control para su futuro

Existe una serie de cosas que puede hacer diariamente para ayudarle a reducir los costos del mantenimiento de su hogar. Aquí le presentamos algunas ideas sencillas y le invitamos a retar a los miembros de su familia a encontrar más y nuevas ideas para ahorrar dinero.

Inspecting a House

By: Sandy Zaslow, Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication provides checklists to guide potential buyers as they check out homes before they put in a purchase offer.

Building Bones for a Lifetime: Diet and Osteoporosis

By: Jacquelyn McClelland

This booklet will help you determine if you are at risk for osteoporosis, and will explain dietary changes that can decrease that risk.

Guiding Your Young Children

By: Karen DeBord

This factsheet describes different parenting styles and lists suggested measures parents can take to discipline their children.

La ley de equidad de vivienda y modificaciones razonables

By: Sarah Kirby Fair Housing Law

This factsheet discusses reasonable accommodation and reasonable modification and fair housing law.

Removing Barriers in a Home

By: Glenda Herman, Sandy Zaslow Life-Cycle Housing

This factsheet discusses remodeling and changes that can be made to homes as residents age.

What to Do If You Lose Your Job: Preparing for the Search

Take Control for Your Future

This factsheet offers information on what to do if you lose your job.

What to Do If You Lose Your Job: Spend Less

By: Carolyn Bird Take Control for Your Future

In the event of income or job loss, it is important to reduce family spending right away. Even if you think you will have a new job soon, failing to do this right away can add to the stress and pressure of finding a new job. This factsheet outlines some options to cut and prioritize spending.

Talking with Your Creditors

By: Carolyn Bird Take Control for Your Future

If you have trouble making minimum payments on your credit cards, creditors, in general, will be more likely to work with your family if you contact them before they contact you. This publication offers tips on speaking with your creditors and making a plan to get out of debt.

The Stressed Family: Managing Conflict

Take Control for Your Future

Regardless of how much you have, money is often the source of conflict for families. The tough economy can take a toll on even strong marriages, partnerships and households. This factsheet offers tips on how to manage and resolve conflicts.

Does ‘Made from Scratch’ Save Money over Buying Prepared Foods?

Take Control for Your Future

One way to save money is by preparing foods yourself or from scratch rather than paying for the added processing costs of the prepared foods available at the grocery store. This publication compares making several foods from scratch versus buying them prepared at the grocery store.

Saving Money on No Cost/Low Cost Energy Changes

Take Control for Your Future

When money is tight, look for ways to reduce household expenditures. This publication offers a number of simple no cost/low cost things you and your family can do to help save money on your utility bill.

Dígale a los niños: ¡Necesitamos gastar menos!

Tome el control para su futuro

¿Cómo está afectando la crisis nanciera a su familia? Algunos niños pueden sentirse ansiosos o deprimidos. La clave está en cómo los padres pueden responder ante esta situación. Si los padres están irritables y en constante conflicto por cuestiones de dinero, es más probable que los niños se vean afectados negativamente.

Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

By: Zandra Alford, Dara Bloom, Devan Conley, Faircloth Blake, Jessica Simmons-Josilevich, Keeya Turner, Chanel Wilson, Jackie Helton

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? This resource provides storage information along with family friendly recipes and quick tips about preparation. Great resource for food pantries or anyone who might be receiving gleaned sweetpotatoes that haven't been cured.

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

By: Dara Bloom, Emily Gamble Local Foods

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and home gardens to supplement food for food banks and pantries in North Carolina.

Budgeting for Home Ownership

By: Janice Holm Lloyd A Home For Your Family

How much house can you afford? This publication provides a worksheet to help you assess your financial status.

Finding a Job

Take Control for Your Future

This factsheet offers tips and resources on securing new employment.

Save Money on Your Food Bill and Still Eat Smart

Take Control for Your Future

We all know how important it is to eat healthy, but you may ask “How can I eat healthy and still feed my family on a limited budget?” This publication offers some tips that will help you do both.

Fun and Free Entertainment

Take Control for Your Future

When money is tight, the first thing families cut is anything considered extra or unnecessary. This factsheet will help you find ways to trade work for fun or spice up free activities in your community.

Consejos para prevenir el remate hipotecario de su hogar

Tome el control para su futuro

Si está teniendo problemas para hacer los pagos de su hipoteca, una de las cosas más importantes que puede hacer es buscar ayuda de inmediato, y si es posible, hágalo incluso antes de omitir un pago. Los prestamistas no quieren quitarle su casa, ya que prefieren recibir el pago en lugar de tomar posesión de su vivienda y luego buscar otro comprador. Muchos organismos gubernamentales y organizaciones sin fines de lucro están dispuestos a ayudarle.

How Does the Space in the House Rate?

By: Wilma Hammett, Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication provides a scoring chart to help you judge and compare the interiors of various homes and look for ways to improve them.

Negotiating for Your House

By: Glenda Herman A Home For Your Family

This publication will help you understand the negotiating process in home buying.

Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications

By: Sarah Kirby Fair Housing Law

The factsheet focuses on reasonable accommodations and modifications covered under fair housing law.

Getting Your Best Buy at the Grocery Store

Take Control for Your Future

This publication offers tips on how to compare food costs at the grocery store to save money.

HACCP in Your School

By: Angie Fraser, Benjamin Chapman, Audrey Kreske, Michael Waldvogel, Patricia Alder

This manual covers Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), a food safety plan for schools to reduce the likelihood of foodborne illness by handling food safely from the time it is received until the time it is served.

Selecting the Location for Your House

By: Glenda Herman, Sandy Zaslow A Home For Your Family

When selecting a house, think about more than just the basic structure. The site and environmental factors are other aspects to investigate.

Relationship Basics

By: Wayne Matthews Interpersonal Relationships

This publications outlines important interpersonal skills that strengthen relationships.

Get a Deal on Your Wheels

By: Carolyn Bird, Andrew Behnke Take Control for Your Future

If you have a need to buy a car, this publication offers some tips to help you get the most for your money.

Consumer Credit Counseling

By: Carolyn Bird

Consumer credit counseling can help struggling consumers restructure their debt payments within their household budgets. This factsheet offers some tips on selecting a credit counseling agency and what to expect from an agency.

Avoiding Employment Scams

Take Control for Your Future

This publication offers tips for avoiding employment scams.

Ahorre dinero en la calefacción y aire acondicionado de su hogar

Tome el control para su futuro

Calentar y enfriar su hogar representan aproximadamente el 43 por ciento de su factura de servicios públicos. Aquí encontrará algunas recomendaciones sobre cómo usted y su familia pueden ahorrar dinero en los costos de calefacción y aire acondicionado.