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Taking Care of You: Self-care for Family Caregivers

Caring for yourself is one of the most important, and one of the most often forgotten, things you can do as a caregiver.

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How Strength Training Can Help You

With fall just around the corner, many of us are settling into a new routine, so now is a perfect time to consider how to include physical activity into this schedule.

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Stuck in a Cycle of Spending

Stuck in a Cycle of Spending

I started this blog with every intention of discussing real issues facing everyday families while incorporating research-based information. I have not been doing a very good job of this lately, not wanting to admit that I have my own faults when it comes to my own finances.

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Understanding Depression in Later Life: A Brief Educational Video Series

A new resource from NDSU Extension, “Understanding Depression in Later Life: A Brief Educational Video Series.”

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6 Student Loan Tips for New Graduates

Student loan repayment information can be overwhelming or confusing to new graduates. The time to get everything in order is before your first payment comes due.

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Touch Important to Babies

Research during the past several years tells us that babies cannot be spoiled by being held.

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You Received Your Credit Score: Do You Know Which One?

Many agencies offer a free credit score. However, did you know that these scores might not be the scores a lender is using when you apply for new credit?

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Getting Your Finances in Order: How to Make a Household Financial Binder

Organizing your finances and making a plan on where your money goes and should go is important. A household financial binder is one way you can do this.

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The Day My 11-Year-Old Called Me Cheap

A teachable moment to talk about personal finances

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Work on Environmental Wellness as a Family

Wellness is an important topic for everyone in the family.

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Making Holiday Memories With Grandkids

The holidays are a special time for us to come together as families to reconnect, enjoy each other’s company and reflect on many good memories of the past.

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Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Ends December 15

The period when people can enroll in a health insurance plan for 2018 through the Affordable Care Act ends December 15, 2017.

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Are You a Family Caregiver?

Are you one of the 62,100 individuals in North Dakota providing care to a spouse, relative or friend?

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