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Reverse Mortgages

Commercials suggest taking a reverse mortgage to pay for family fun, such as a vacation or to meet family …

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How to Repair Your Credit

If you have bad credit, all hope is not lost. There are many things you can do to repair …

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More in My Basket - 2014 Report

Want to know a little more about hunger in North Carolina? Click below to see the full Stakeholders’ Report …

Taxes and the New Healthcare Law

Starting last year, millions of people were able to purchase health insurance through the Federal or State-based exchanges authorized …

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This publication provides pictures and descriptions of snakes found in North Carolina.

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Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

Learn how to get the most out of your tax refund by developing a plan. …

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Correct Potential Hazards Before a Disaster

During and right after a disaster, any household item that can move, fall, break, or …

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Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot-Water Heating Systems

This publication provides the operator of a hot-water heating system with important basic information about …

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Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

Getting the Most from Your Tax Refund

The decisions you make at tax time determine how much of any tax refund money …

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Energy Pellets: A Heating Fuel Resource for North Carolina Farms and Homes

This publication explains the pelleting process and considerations for consumers interested in either developing small-scale …


Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …