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Teaching Children about Money

Written By: Barbara O’Neill Financial education mandates have increased across the U.S. As of June 2022, 13 states require all students to take at least one semester of personal finance. In other states, personal finance is an elective or embedded within another course such as math, economics, or entrepreneurship. Financial education courses notwithstanding, children’s strongest […]

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Planning Ahead for the End of This Life

Registration is now open! Join us and begin “Planning AHEAD” for the end of this life in a FREE online, virtual class facilitated by UW-Madison, Division of Extension Educators. September 13-October 25, 9:00am-10:30am. Register at go.wisc.edu/SoAHEAD

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Back To School Shopping Tips

More than one-third, or 37%, of parents with school-age children said they are unable to afford back-to-school shopping due to inflation according to a study by Credit Karma. Going back to school is an exciting time for everyone. With a bit of planning, your 2022 school shopping can fit into your household budget without going […]

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Four Co-Parenting Strategies

Families who build strong, trusting bonds with one another often handle financial and emotional stress better. Check out these four co-parenting strategies to help you build a stronger relationship with your child and co-parent\ at https://blogs.extension.wisc.edu/…/contentr…/common-ties newsletters/

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Free Training for Parents and Caregivers of 1-3 year-olds

A School of Human Ecology doctoral student, Lucretia Fairchild, is conducting a free training for parents and caregivers of toddlers who are 12 to 48 months old. (This is for her doctoral research.) Please share the study information with parents as you feel comfortable. Study Details Parents or caregivers can participate online via video conferencing […]

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As Prices Rise, Keep an Eye Out for Scammers

By Kira Krown   With the cost of groceries, housing, and many other things rising, you might be looking for ways to cut costs. You aren’t alone. Across the country, people are worried about high prices impacting their budgets. And scammers are taking notice. Scammers may zero in on your anxiety over money in several […]

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4-H Cloverbud Day Camp is an Intro to Environmental Education

Plant potting, sand art, scavenger hunt, smelling jars, and coffee filter flowers are just a few of the environmental education activities that Buffalo and Pepin County 4-H younger members were engaged in during the 2022 4-H Cloverbud Day Camp at the Tourist Park Pavilion in Mondovi on July 25. In each session youth interacted with […]

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