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An Analysis Of Reverse Mortgage Clients At The Utah State University Family Life Center Housing And Financial Counseling Services, Cindy R. Stokes Dec 2010

An Analysis Of Reverse Mortgage Clients At The Utah State University Family Life Center Housing And Financial Counseling Services, Cindy R. Stokes

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of this study were to describe and categorize the types of clients seeking reverse mortgage counseling, and to document the growth in demand for reverse mortgage counseling from one counseling center: The USU Family Life Center - Housing and Financial Counseling Services (FLC HFC). A second purpose was to gain a better understanding of the reasons why more senior Americans are seeking reverse mortgages. A third purpose was to gain a better understanding of the retirement preparedness of current seniors seeking reverse mortgages, which could lead to improved counseling services, early retirement intervention awareness, and encourage increased pre-retirement preparation ...


Identifying Motivations To Encourage Women To Adopt Positive Financial Behaviors, Megan E. Rowley Dec 2010

Identifying Motivations To Encourage Women To Adopt Positive Financial Behaviors, Megan E. Rowley

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Seventeen women between the ages of 25 and 54 who self-identified as having made a positive financial change within the past two years were interviewed in four focus groups. Participants were asked to identify their motivations for financial behavior change. The analysis of this research data indicated the participants in this study progressed through the stages of change in Prochaska's Transtheoretical Model while making personal financial changes. Factors such as emotion, family influence, and life transition helped many women move from earlier stages (Precontemplation, Contemplation) to later stages (Preparation, Action) of change. Although participants utilized a wide variety of ...


Clothing Care Symbols, Lindsey Shirley, Sarah Geer Oct 2010

Clothing Care Symbols, Lindsey Shirley, Sarah Geer

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This publication listing clothing care symbols and their meanings.


Timetables For Canning At Altitudes 3,000 To 10,000 Feet, Carolyn Washburn, Kathleen Riggs Oct 2010

Timetables For Canning At Altitudes 3,000 To 10,000 Feet, Carolyn Washburn, Kathleen Riggs

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This publication gives timetables for canning different goods at altitudes from 3,000 to 10,000ft. All data is taken from the 2009 USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning.


Dry Cleaning, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Oct 2010

Dry Cleaning, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This publication gives information on different types of dry-cleaning and how to make dry cleaning more eco-friendly.


Upholstery For Beginners, Jen Giddens Sep 2010

Upholstery For Beginners, Jen Giddens

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This publication goes over the basics of upholstery and gives helpful tips and instructions for beginners.


Weighted Pincushion And Thread Bag, Susan Haws Jun 2010

Weighted Pincushion And Thread Bag, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to publication on making weighted pincushion and thread bags.