Advance Child Tax Credit

Many American families began receiving Advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments on July 15. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to the child tax credit, choices you can make, and planning for 2021 taxes.

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Eviction Alternatives for Landlords

The CDC Federal Eviction Moratorium has ended. For landlords, this will allow evictions for non-payment of rent to begin again. However, there are alternatives to eviction that can be mutually beneficial for both tenants and landlords.

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Free Virtual Rent Smart Programs

Helping to make renting a great experience for you!  Rent Smart focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.  It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord. FREE – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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Walworth Schools Explore Food Environments Through Virtual Education

When the school-year started in September 2020, students were able to return and learn in Walworth County classrooms. SNAP-Ed funded FoodWIse nutrition educators like Lisa Krolow, however, no longer had the flexibility to join students in-person because of safety restrictions. While virtual programs were growing with prerecorded lessons and asynchronous activities, Walworth elementary teachers were […]

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Free Weekly Credit Reports

Paying for Your Report Isn’t Necessary. By law, you are entitled to three free credit reports every 12 months–one each from the three credit reporting bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, you can now order a free weekly credit report online through April 2022. How to Obtain Your Report : Online […]

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Encouraging Financial Conversations

Encouraging Financial Conversations is a program designed for case managers, social workers and other frontline staff to help empower their clients to reach their financial goals and manage their money. Learn critical coaching strategies and tools to share with your clients so that they may achieve their financial goals, pay off debt, improve their credit […]

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Heart of the Farm – Women In Agriculture introduces online ‘Coffee Chat’ series

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start hosting a new online ‘Coffee Chats’ series in various locations, times and dates across the state starting May 12th, 2020. The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference series is an Extension program that addresses the needs of farm women by providing education on farm business […]

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WISCONSIN DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. WALWORTH.EXTENSION.WISC.EDU or call (262) 741-4951 for more. For the latest information on COVID-19, visit the Wisconsin […]

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