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Category: Money Matters

$ave! Tips 1 & 2

1. Track Your Spending, and Make a Budget Understanding where your money is going is the best way to start saving, which is why your first step is to make a budget. It might be… Read More

10 Ways to $ave

10 Ways to Save $100 During America Saves Week By Meg Favreau, Senior Editor of personal finance blog Wise Bread. Money is like a cake. When you get that delicious dessert, it can be tempting… Read More


This America Saves Week: Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.   ByKatie Bryan, America Saves Communications Manager. The theme for America Saves Week 2013 is more than just a theme; it’s is the… Read More

2013 America Saves Week

Get involved in Florida Saves!   Prepared by Elaine A. Courtney, 2013 Okaloosa County Extension FCS Agent   Ways to Participate in America Saves Week 2013 Sign up to participate at Participate in monthly… Read More

5 Resolutions to Get You Saving in the New Year

  Happy New Year American Savers! As 2013 begins, make sure to give your finances a checkup and discover if you need to make saving your New Year’s resolution. You may discover that you have… Read More

Managing Your Flow Of Cash In An Online World

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent II There are many websites that can assist you in learning to take control of your money.  You can chosse the program that fits your style. … Read More

Financial Decisions

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent II University of Florida’s Money Mentor Coordinator, Brandon Peterson shared this incite: Read Mastering Money Mentors…

Tips to Avoid Fraud and Deception

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Victims must be cautious about employing strangers to remove trees and do repair work on their property. Every agreement and credit contract should be read carefully… Read More

Women’s Financial Management Series

Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Women’s Financial Management Series Consider hosting this event at your church, social group, or let me know if you would… Read More