Tag Archive: Credit

Fraud Alert vs. Credit Freeze

Photo credit: Judy Corbus If you have been affected by the recent Equifax data breach, you may be exploring your options as to what to do next.  All three major credit reporting agencies, Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian, give you the option of placing a fraud alert or a credit freeze on your file.  So, what …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/11/fraud-alert-vs-credit-freeze/

4-H Teen Retreat: Growing Leaders with Help from Farm Credit

Teen retreat participants can earn credits towards their camp counselor certification. Each summer Florida 4-H camps are bustling with 4-H volunteers, staff, and youth enjoying their week long residential camping experience. As a significant delivery mode in experiential learning, residential camping annually is home to nearly 4000 youth participants and 250 volunteers and agents. Within …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/29/4-h-teen-retreat-growing-leaders-with-help-from-farm-credit/

Farm Credit Supports 4-H Agriculture Projects

To support agriculture education programs and help rural America grow, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida has designed the Youth Agricultural Loan Program specifically to help active 4-H and FFA members to get a running start with their agriculture-related projects and future success.  Members of these programs not only learn skills like growing crops or raising …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/05/farm-credit-supports-4-h-agriculture-projects/

Carbon Credit Markets May Be Making A Return

The authors of a new UF/IFAS publication discuss how land owners can access the carbon market, the potential for return to the grower and other relevant considerations. Photo by Judy Ludlow A newly released UF/IFAS publication, “An Overview of Carbon Markets for Florida Forest Landowners,” reviews options for forest land managers, who are seeking a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/10/carbon-credit-markets-may-be-making-a-return/

Is Credit Card Debt Costing You?

Credit card debt is something that hangs over many Americans. According to the Federal Reserve, in April 2013, the average credit card debt equaled $ 3,364 per U.S. adult. This assumes that EVERY adult has a credit card and that those cards carry debt. Of course, not all adults own a credit card. Young Americans …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/04/is-credit-card-debt-costing-you/

Prepaid or Reloadable Credit Cards (Part 2)

SHOPPING FOR A CARD Here are some tips on choosing the best card for you: Will the card be accepted in places where you want to use it? Is there a minimum requirement for the card to remain usable? Are there reload limits? Is there a daily cash withdrawal limit? Are there convenient ATMs where …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/11/prepaid-or-reloadable-credit-cards-part-2/

Larry Ford honored as the Northwest Florida Agricultural Innovator of the Year by UF/IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida

Larry Ford from Jackson County was honored as the 2012 Northwest Florida Agricultural Innovator of the Year by UF/IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida. On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/09/17/larry-ford-honored-as-the-northwest-florida-agricultural-innovator-of-the-year-by-ufifas-extension-and-farm-credit-of-northwest-florida/