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Planning Your Digital Estate
8/8/2017 (new)

With so much vital information stored online, the nature of estate planning has changed. Although you may still have many important documents in paper format, it is likely that much of your financial documents are digitized. It may seem obvious that important digital information such as online bank accounts should be addressed in estate planning, but other kinds of digital assets such as social media accounts, text messages, or even pictures stored in the cloud may have sentimental value for your loved ones. Email accounts and online retail accounts may house critical personal information that you may wish securely kept. Unfortunately, planning for these kinds of assets is typically neglected by individuals and their advisors. In order to ensure the safety and security of this kind of digital information, you will want to create a digital estate plan. | FCS5-465
web only | 3 pages | 1,347 words | 18 downloads | PDF: 350 kb


Downsizing Your Home: A Guide for Older Adults
7/20/2016 (new)

Downsizing to a smaller home has become a recent trend. Older adults in particular can benefit from such a move. Smaller homes typically require less maintenance and can result in significant savings for the homeowner because of lower utility bills, property taxes, and insurance. This publication will help you make decisions and plans for downsizing. | FCS5-464
web only | 4 pages | 1,610 words | 64 downloads | PDF: 476 kb


Investigating Your Health Insurance Options
12/10/2015 (new)

Identifying healthcare wants and needs for you and your family is an important first step to finding a healthcare plan that will provide adequate healthcare coverage at a sufficient price. This publication will help you determine a health care plan that will best suit your needs. | FCS5-463
web only | 6 pages | 2,509 words | 20 downloads | PDF: 1,418 kb


Managing Holiday Expenses: How to Reduce Spending to Decrease Stress
1/26/2015 (new)

This publication helps you plan for holiday expenses throughout the year and adopt new, lower-cost traditions to reduce the added stress and crunch on your wallet. | FCS5-462
web only | 4 pages | 1,914 words | 47 downloads | PDF: 527 kb


Estate Planning: a Glossary of Terms
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

| FCS5-428
500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 34 downloads | PDF: 183 kb


Estate Planning: Federal and State Estate Taxes
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

When a person dies, the value of his or her estate is subject to federal estate taxes. Estate taxes must be paid before the executor can transfer ownership of the property to the heirs. A professional accountant or attorney who specializes in estate planning can help you calculate your potential estate tax. | FCS5-427
500 printed copies | 2 pages | 1,141 words | 73 downloads | PDF: 197 kb


Estate Planning: Trusts
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

| FCS5-426
500 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 34 downloads | PDF: 259 kb


Estate Planning: Wills and Probate in Kentucky
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

| FCS5-425
500 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 46 downloads | PDF: 245 kb


Estate Planning: Financial Planners
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

| FCS5-424
500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 30 downloads | PDF: 173 kb


Estate Planning: Selecting Your Team
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

Attorneys who specialize in estate planning are the most likely legal professionals to be up-to-date on state and federal laws related to wills, trusts, and taxes. Choose one with estate planning experience to help assure that your plans are carried out correctly. If you are considering establishing a trust, choose an attorney who also has experience in writing trusts. | FCS5-423
500 printed copies | 4 pages | 1,593 words | 28 downloads | PDF: 175 kb


Estate Planning: Your Records and Personal Information
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

| FCS5-422
500 printed copies | 8 pages | - | 51 downloads | PDF: 207 kb


Estate Planning: Objectives
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

| FCS5-421
500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 35 downloads | PDF: 184 kb


Estate Planning: Getting Started
7/2/2014 (reprinted)

Many people fail to make plans to transfer their property and possessions at the time of their death. Some people think such plans are only for the rich. Other people think that they can plan for the transfer later and then never take time to do it. Some people think they do not need estate planning and that everything will be all right for their families when they die. | FCS5-420
500 printed copies | 4 pages | 1,823 words | 44 downloads | PDF: 206 kb


Evaluating Your Health Insurance Needs
4/29/2014 (new)

Insurance provides financial security when the unexpected happens. Many people receive health insurance from their employers. People who are not working or are self-employed, retired, or who have too little or unaffordable coverage now have the opportunity to purchase health insurance through the Health Benefit Marketplace. Before purchasing health insurance, it may be helpful to spend some time considering what you need or want in a health insurance plan. | FCS5-461
web only | 4 pages | 1,981 words | 36 downloads | PDF: 546 kb


Savvy Sellers and Bargain Hunters: Basic Guidelines to Yard Sales and Consignment Shops
11/11/2013 (new)

This publication provides tips to be a successful seller or bargain hunter to help you maximize profits and savings. | FCS5-460
web only | 4 pages | 2,272 words | 58 downloads | PDF: 550 kb


Financial Considerations for Women: Planning for Life's Major Events
4/23/2013 (new)

Regardless of age, women need to be thinking about and planning for retirement. Retirement savings should start early. For many young women, retirement seems many years away. However, retirement investments grow over time, so it is important to start planning and saving early. | FCS5-459
web only | 3 pages | 1,786 words | 57 downloads | PDF: 364 kb


Financial Strain and the Lemon Experience of Life
11/13/2012 (new)

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. | FCS5-452
web only | 3 pages | 1,688 words | 40 downloads | PDF: 193 kb


Maximizing Your Dollars in Retirement
10/9/2012 (new)

Developing a monthly budget for your retirement expenses can help you feel more prepared to adjust to rising prices and unexpected expenses. | FCS5-458
web only | 3 pages | 1,765 words | 57 downloads | PDF: 208 kb


Managing in Tough Times: Rebounding Your Finances after Recession
10/9/2012 (new)

Implementing good money management practices can help you rebound and allow you to be better prepared for future changes in the economy. | FCS5-457
web only | 4 pages | 2,254 words | 28 downloads | PDF: 213 kb


Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future: Youth
4/9/2012 (new)

The Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future: Youth program includes a variety of activities and learning lessons that may be used by those in the traditional classroom setting, an after-school program, 4-H youth development programs, home school programs, or by other groups interested in learning more about health and personal finance. | FCS5-451
web only | 74 pages | 15,304 words | 47 downloads | PDF: 11,500 kb


Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future: Helping Your Adolescent Plan for the Future
1/24/2012 (new)

Talking to your adolescent about goal setting can be an important first step in helping him/her visualize the future and the potential steps that need to be taken in order to turn a goal into a reality. | FCS5-450
web only | 7 pages | 1,136 words | 19 downloads | PDF: 1,117 kb


Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future: How Much Do I Really Cost?
1/24/2012 (new)

Communicating with your adolescent about household expenses and budgeting can help him/her begin to develop an understanding of how much it actually costs to live and to maintain a household. | FCS5-449
web only | 3 pages | 691 words | 18 downloads | PDF: 990 kb


Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future: Sending the Right Message
1/24/2012 (new)

Discussing your adolescent's decision-making process is important not only for him/her, but also to help you as a parent stay actively involved in the everyday decisions that he/she makes. | FCS5-448
web only | 4 pages | 763 words | 10 downloads | PDF: 697 kb


Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future: Getting the Most Out of Life
1/24/2012 (new)

Helping adolescents balance the risks and rewards of their food and drink choices now can help them make wise health and financial decisions in the future. | FCS5-447
web only | 5 pages | 1,252 words | 22 downloads | PDF: 1,011 kb


Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future: Count Your Beans
1/24/2012 (new)

Take time now to talk with your adolescent about a household budget and the difference between needs and wants. It will help him/her understand how to allocate money later in life. | FCS5-446
web only | 5 pages | 846 words | 35 downloads | PDF: 746 kb


Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future: Be a Rebel by Defying Risky Behaviors
1/24/2012 (new)

Using the activity that follows in this publication, you can explain to your adolescent that being rebellious is not always a bad thing, especially if he/she can defy a negative behavior. | FCS5-445
web only | 2 pages | 703 words | 12 downloads | PDF: 836 kb


The Economics of Purchasing a More Fuel-Efficient Vehicle
7/20/2011 (new)

A typical response to higher fuel prices is to consider trading your current vehicle for one that is more fuel efficient or even one that uses an alternative fuel. If you simply compare the cost of filling the tank, this decision seems to be a good one. | FCS5-444
web only | 4 pages | 1,111 words | 8 downloads | PDF: 768 kb


Preparing for the Unexpected: Disability Insurance
5/2/2011 (new)

Disability insurance is one of the most needed but most overlooked types of insurance. A disability can be just as financially devastating to a family as the death of a breadwinner. | FCS5-443
web only | 4 pages | 1,529 words | 15 downloads | PDF: 678 kb