Cooperative Extension Program
The major extension program in the Department of Apparel, Housing and Resource Management is the Family Resource Management (FRM) program. The department works hand-in-hand with Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) agents throughout the state. These agents present a variety of educational programs to very diverse audiences.
The extension program in family financial management focuses on personal financial management issues throughout the life cycle for consumers and families of all socio-economic backgrounds. Programs are related to:
- Budgeting and cash management
- Debt management
- Saving and investing
- Retirement planning
- Estate Planning
- Identity Theft
- Fair Credit Practices
- First Time Home Buyers
For further information about Cooperative Extension programs in these areas go to Educational Programs.