Tag Archive: Literacy

4-H Livestock Projects Teach Financial Literacy

Green and white are the colors of 4-H but what else can you think of that is green and white?  Money! So, how does 4-H livestock projects teach financial management for the youth who participate in these programs?  I am so glad you ask.  We will take a journey into the 4-H Livestock world where I …

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Florida Agriculture Literacy Day April 21, 2015

The 12th annual Florida Agriculture Literacy Day is scheduled for Tuesday April 21, 2015, and a new non-fiction children’s book developed for it will highlight Florida’s livestock and poultry industries.  The book, the title of which is Drive Through Florida: Livestock and Poultry, features an animated red truck that takes students on a tour of …

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Financial Literacy and Retirement Readiness

 Kristin Jackson Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Agent Jefferson County kris88@ufl.edu   Financial Literacy is having the knowledge you need to make wise financial decisions. Recent research has found that financial literacy is related to retirement savings and retirement readiness.  As America shifts from pension plans seen in the 1980s to defined contribution plans (ex. personal …

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