Every year Irma gets frustrated because she spends more money than she wants on holiday spending. She's not sure where her money goes, she runs out of money before all gifts are purchased, and she has no money to host the family holiday gathering. To help her learn how to control her spending we are going to provide her with some options to help her-and you-keep track of her holiday spending.
Registration is open for Purdue Extension - Marion County's new community garden training course, Gardening Together. This course was created for those who are in the beginning years of organizing a community garden. It will be on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Cost is $20 and includes lunch.
"From the Director's Chair" is an e-newsletter published every three to four weeks highlighting program happenings and staff updates from Purdue Extension-Marion County. Let us know if you want to be added to the distribution list!
Join us Thursday, May 26, in Indianapolis for a lunch and tour program to support beginning farmers and new urban farmers. The lunch discussion will focus on key farm tools for small, intensively managed acres while touring this urban farm that produces fresh, healthy foods using organic practices. Lunch will be followed by a tour of a thriving urban farm, South Circle Farm, led by farm owner Amy Matthews.
Purdue Extension - Marion County is offering a new program to support beginning urban farmers, the Purdue Urban Farm Incubator.
Money Smart for Small Business provides a practical introduction to the everyday tasks of starting and managing a business. Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Three modules will be taught in January 2016.
When a loved one passes away, the last thing on your mind is hassling with debt collectors. But you may have the job of managing the deceased's assets - and you could find yourself handling an estate that includes outstanding debts. Keep these considerations in mind