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UW-Extension: Check your free credit report to build financial security

Tue, 17 Jan 2017

Month after month, incorrect information on credit reports is among the top consumer complaints to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Complaints frequently revolve around the age of the debt listed on a credit report, or debt that doesn’t belong to the individual. Other issues include delays in updating and correcting inaccurate records.

Five top trends driving changes in agriculture

Thu, 12 Jan 2017

Tools, technology and a changing workforce are driving changes in the agriculture landscape – changes that can to have a positive impact on the agriculture industry both in Wisconsin and across the world, according to John Shutske, University of Wisconsin-Extension biological systems specialist at UW-Madison.

Make sure you have health insurance in 2017

Wed, 11 Jan 2017

Many have questions about the future of health insurance in the United States. It’s important to know that at this time, nothing has changed and options still remain available for the 2017 calendar year. This includes coverage available from the Health Insurance Marketplace (also known as “ObamaCare”).

Dealing with bullying: Tips for parents

Mon, 09 Jan 2017

Bullying has been the subject of media reports lately, but in reality, it is a problem that has been around for a long time. In fact, the rate of bullying has stayed fairly steady for the last decade.

Lake Superior partnership receives multiple awards

Tue, 03 Jan 2017

The Lake Superior Landscape Restoration Partnership gathered in December to celebrate two awards—one from the Wisconsin DNR and one from the US Forest Service—in recognition of their collaborative approach to broad scale conservation.

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