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Category: Money Matters

Budget-friendly gift giving ideas!

  Think outside the box – literally the gift box – when considering budget-friendly gift giving. Stay within your budget by creatively rethinking what makes a good “gift.”  Give gifts that cost less from your wallet but instead… Read More

5 Easy Steps to Build or Repair Your Credit

Most people don’t care about their credit score until they need to make a large purchase and apply for financing. However, did you know that a good credit score can save you money through lower insurance premiums and… Read More

Hurricane Prep for your Pool

In the frenzy of preparing for an impending hurricane, many of those with residential pools overlook steps needed to prepare the pool for a major storm.  Following are some tips, do’s and don’ts when it comes to pool… Read More

Love and Money: How to Lose Your Heart without Giving Away Your Wallet

Relationships are wonderful and difficult at the same time. When it comes to love and money, sometimes our judgement can become clouded. Our emotions can override our rationality or our trust becomes misplaced.  While we hope for the… Read More

Grocery Lists & Coupons Can Save Money for Busy Families

Written by: Brenda Marty Jimenez, Extension Agent IV, Broward County Rachel Biderman, Extension Agent I, Miami-Dade County With the fast-paced nature of modern-day life and the effects of a pandemic, it can be challenging to find the time… Read More