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Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Number of people gaining basic financial management knowledge and/or skills (such as; budgeting, record keeping, goal setting, writing goals, consumer decision-making)
  • Number of people gaining knowledge and/or skills in managing financial products and financial identity (such as; credit, debt management, identify theft, credit reports and scores, scams, banking skills)
  • Number of people gaining knowledge and/or skills to increase family assets (such as; home ownership, Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), estate planning (including Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate), savings and investments, retirement planning)
  • Number of people gaining knowledge and/or skills to protect family assets (such as; foreclosure prevention, insurance, implementing a financial document protection strategy against natural disasters, bankruptcy prevention, etc.)
  • Number of people gaining knowledge and/or skills to increase family economic security (such as; how to access: SNAP benefits, SHIIP Medicare Part D; food cost management, cost comparison skills, shop for reverse mortgages, select long term care insurance, etc.)
  • Number of adults increasing knowledge of life skills (such as goal setting, stress management, self-care and healthy relationships)
  • Number of adults increasing their knowledge of community resources
  • Number of adults and professionals increasing their knowledge of human development over the life course and emerging best practices in parenting and caregiving
  • Number of parents and other caregivers of children increasing their knowledge of positive parenting practices (such as communication and discipline)
  • Number of participants increasing knowledge of best management practices related to reducing energy use/increasing energy efficiency
  • Number of people implementing basic financial management strategies (such as; developing a budget, keeping records, etc.)
  • Number of people actively managing their financial accounts and financial identity (such as; obtaining credit reports, choosing among credit products, implementing identity theft safeguards, opening or selecting bank accounts, etc.)
  • Number of people accessing financial products and programs recognized as vehicles for wealth accumulation
  • Number people implementing risk management strategies (such as; seeking HUD or other housing counseling, accessing federal or state programs to address the issue, comparing among and selecting insurance coverage, financial preparation for disasters)
  • Number of people accessing programs and implementing strategies to support family economic well-being
  • Number of youth and adults using effective life skills (such as goal setting, stress management, self-care and healthy relationships)
  • Number of adults increasing their use of identified community resources
  • Number of professionals using learned best practices with children/youth/adults/older adults
  • Number of parents/other caregivers of children adopting positive parenting practices (such as communication and discipline)
  • Number of professionals granted CEUs, certifications, or other work- or volunteer-related credentials
  • Number of participants engaging in best management practices related to reducing energy use/increasing energy efficiency