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Don’t Make “Cold Checks” a Disaster – FAM-RHF.136  - This fact sheet deals with the common consumer practice of floating checks until payday, and provides information on the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act, which makes it almost certain that checks will clear within hours, rather than days. Many unsuspecting consumers are likely to bounce checks as a result, and this publication helps consumers avoid what could become a personal catastrophe.

Finding Ways to Live on a Reduced Income – FCS 5-441 - Loss of income is a traumatic experience. With so many families carrying a high level of debt to­day, the reduction in income or total loss of income through a job loss is especially traumatic. There are steps you can take to ease the burden and survive this experience.

Live Within Your Means – Description on how to make important purchases and how not to make unimportant purchases.

Not Enough Money? – NEP 210A - It can be a shock to realize there is not enough money to go around. This fact sheet gives tips for making informed decisions with your money. 

Spending Choices – Some suggestions on the right spending choices.

Stretching Your Dollars – Fact sheet with suggestions for maximizing budget dollars.

Super Shopper-The Price is Right – FAM-RHF.102 - To many shoppers, the word
“sale” is magical. This fact sheet teaches consumers to analyze sales for wise shopping.