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Category: Money Matters

Women and Money

Calling all women!!!! UF/IFAS has just published a series that I believe should be required reading for women of all ages. The series addresses Women and Money—-through a realistic perspective. For the publication series, see… Read More

Top 5 Tax Refund Tips

This is the week for the submission of taxes.  If you expect a tax refund, now is the time to consider what you will do with the monies.  Don’t let the joy of the moment… Read More

$ave! Tips 9 & 10

9. Create a “Cheap Fun Club” With Friends If you’re trying to save money, it can be disheartening when friends invite you to things that you don’t want to spend money on. Instead, be proactive,… Read More

America Saves Week: from the Vault…

Retirement Planning

$ave! Tips 7 & 8

7. Change Your Living Situation Yes, this is a big change – but it also has big financial rewards. If you have extra space in your house, try renting out a room, either permanently or… Read More

America Saves Week: from the Vault…

You and your family need to set goals and establish a plan for earning, saving, and spending money. Lack of planning may lead to serious difficulties. Planned spending is the first step for solving family… Read More

$ave! Tips 5 & 6

5. Vow to Reuse, Repair, and Repurpose Instead of Buying New Every time you think about buying something new, ask yourself – do you really need it, or can you make do with something you… Read More

2013 America Saves Challenge

Extension Small Steps to Health a Wealth – 2013 America Saves Challenge The Cooperative Extension system is launching an online challenge called “2013 America Saves Challenge.”  This free five-week program, open to anyone who enrolls… Read More

$ave! Tips 3 & 4

3. Check If You’re Being Over-Serviced It’s easy to “set it and forget it,” paying the same bills every month. This week, take a look at your regular services – are you using all of… Read More