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Bringing science into the conversation

There’s a lot of noise about the environment, food, families, agriculture, health, and finances on social media these days…and in the University of Illinois College of ACES, we have scientists available to discuss these topics that are on your mind and in the news. Join us for our regularly scheduled live Twitter chats using #askACES. During these one-hour chats, our ACES scientists will be online to answer your questions. We’ll follow this chat up with a taped podcast that you can go back and reference at any time. Our goal is simple – to connect you to the science and help answer your questions.

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Personal Finance for You


A financial plan guides and empowers people to reach their goals. Financial planning includes setting goals, managing your money wisely, establishing a solid financial foundation, and investing for the future. Create a financial plan and allow time to be on your side! Join us for a chat with Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics expert Dr. Craig Lemoine and University of Illinois Extension expert Kathy Sweedler to ask your questions about financial planning and money management using #askACES.

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