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Bob Flashman


FCS5-466

Don't Become a Victim of Educational Fraud and Student Debt

11/29/2017 (new)
Authors: Bob Flashman

Education is a stepping stone to greater opportunity in life. The more education and career training you have, the more you are likely to earn in your career. But education beyond high school is becoming increasingly expensive for students and families, and those who need it must find ways to pay. Each year, many students take out student loans in order to continue their education and prepare for good careers. They may, however, end up with overwhelming debt. This brings great financial strain, possibly for decades to come.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Size: 458 kb
Pages: 4



FCS5-467

Selecting a Major and Career for a Sound Financial Future

11/29/2017 (new)
Authors: Bob Flashman

Many students enter college not knowing what they want to study or what their career interests are. It is common for college freshmen and sophomores to have undeclared majors. Many students change their majors throughout their college career, and for a variety of reasons. It is not surprising that they might decide on a different career than they had in mind originally. Selecting your major is something to be passionate about. You also have to have the aptitude. When making your final decision, consider the economic value of your major. How much can you earn? Will you be able to live where you want? Will your education and internship opportunities lead where you want?

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Size: 528 kb
Pages: 5



FCS4-419

Steps Toward Hiring a Dependable Contractor

8/29/2013 (new)
Authors: Bob Flashman, Renee Setari

When building or repairing your home, the general contractor you hire can be either the biggest help or the biggest source of problems you will encounter. You can learn to protect your interests and avoid financial disaster by becoming an informed consumer.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Housing and Home Furnishings (FCS4 series)
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Size: 267 kb
Pages: 4



FCS5-452

Financial Strain and the Lemon Experience of Life

11/13/2012 (new)
Authors: Bob Flashman, Jennifer Hunter

If you find yourself facing financial strain, a common lemon experience, you can learn to deal with challenging economic conditions by rethinking your approach. By learning what is most important to you and your family, you can find new ways to make the most of your money and make your family happier in the process.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Size: 193 kb
Pages: 3



FCS5-453

Alternatives to Identity Theft Protection Service

11/13/2012 (new)
Authors: Bob Flashman

When the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released their list of the top ten consumer complaints of 2010, identity theft once again topped the list. Many criminals realize how much easier it is to steal from consumers and businesses via identity theft and how much less likely they are to be caught. Unfortunately, their crimes find many victims.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Size: 175 kb
Pages: 2



FCS5-454

Make Your Charitable Giving Count

11/13/2012 (new)
Authors: Bob Flashman

Many charities in the United States are competing for your money. Unfortunately, an estimated $20 billion intended for charitable contributions may end up in the pockets of fraudulent solicitors. With more than half a million federally recognized charities soliciting your contributions, your good intentions are not enough. To make the most of your charitable giving, you must carefully research charitable organizations before donating.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Size: 204 kb
Pages: 3



FCS5-455

Paying for Continued Education

11/13/2012 (new)
Authors: Bob Flashman, Megan Hempfling

Various forms of continued education and training are available. They range from a four-year program at an expensive private college or university to a less expensive state university or even a community or technical college. Once you decide where you want to continue your education, you can search out the various forms of financial aid that are available, both from the educational institution itself and from outside sources.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Size: 220 kb
Pages: 3



FCS5-456

The Value of Continued Education

11/13/2012 (new)
Authors: Bob Flashman, Megan Hempfling

For most students, high school is not the end of their career preparation. Education and training beyond high school provide greater opportunities for finding and keeping a job, particularly in tough economic times. Continued education can have an impact on family well-being.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Size: 246 kb
Pages: 4



FCS7-101

The Successful Person's Guide to Time Management

6/9/2008 (minor revision)
Authors: Bob Flashman

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 554 kb
Pages: 20