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Piggy Bank Contest
It’s best to develop money-saving habits when you’re young, so Georgia Saves is reaching out to Georgia students with its inaugural Make Your Own Piggy Bank Contest.
The Europay, MasterCard and Visa chip is often called an “EMV chip.” The microchip located above the card number is designed to protect consumers from huge security breaches. CAES News
EMV Chips
The new EMV credit and debit cards may take longer to process, but they protect you from fraudulent charges at retail stores. Online and phone purchases are a different story.
U.S. currency and credit cards. CAES News
Holiday Spending
The holiday shopping season starts earlier every year. Long before Thanksgiving dinner has been reduced to leftovers, shoppers will be looking for bargains.
An array of food products CAES News
Store Food
As tropical storms and hurricanes pound the U.S. East Coast, homeowners listen closely to local weather broadcasts. Whether or not a record-breaking storm affects you, University of Georgia experts say that having an emergency food supply on hand is always a good idea.
U.S. currency and credit cards. CAES News
Sales Tax Holiday
The 2016 Georgia back-to-school sales tax holiday starts at midnight on Friday, July 30, and ends at midnight on Saturday, July 31. Certain purchases made over the tax holiday weekend will be exempt from state and local sales tax.
Today's washing machines are a far cry from the one Grandma used. With all the bells, whistles and options, buying a new washing machine, or dryer, can feel like new car shopping. CAES News
Washing Machines
Thanks to technology and manufacturers’ attempts to please the ever-demanding consumer, washing machines have become more “intelligent” and able to detect soil levels and water needs. Before buying a new one, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension home experts suggest asking yourself a few very important questions.
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Energy Saving Tips
No matter what kind of heating and cooling system you have, you can save money and increase your comfort. With extreme temperatures come high energy bills, but you'd be surprised how easy it is to decrease energy consumption. Start by following these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.
The 2016 Ag Forecast sessions will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Carroll County Ag Center in Carrollton; Friday, Jan. 22, at Unicoi State Park in Cleveland; Monday, Jan. 25, at the Cloud Livestock Facility in Bainbridge; Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton; Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Blueberry Warehouse in Alma; and Friday, Jan. 29, at the Georgia Farm Bureau Building in Macon. CAES News
Ag Forecast Rescheduled
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has rescheduled its Georgia Ag Forecast seminar at Unicoi State Park in White County, Georgia, for Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Students in a University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences class work hard to clear a piece of property set to be a community garden. A recent UGA study shows students like these, who enjoy learning by doing for others, will likely earn more than their peers in the same field. CAES News
Service Learning
Service-learning is known to have a positive impact in the classroom, but a University of Georgia study shows it can help grow graduates' bank accounts as well.