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What’s Your Score?

WHAT IS A CREDIT REPORT AND SCORE? A credit score is a three‐digit number that measures how likely you are to repay a loan on time. It uses information from your credit report to predict the risk of… Read More


Courtesty of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Through our Master Money Mentor Program we have another connection to University of Florida resources. Read this article by one of… Read More

Retirement Plans

Retirement Planning The amount of money needed for a financially secure retirement depends for the most part upon your age, your health, family composition, and your lifestyle goals for retirement. There is no easy answer to the question… Read More

Income Tax

Income tax time is stressful for many people. Tax management involves minimizing the effects of taxes in order to help maintain a lifestyle compatible with your goals and aspirations. It is important that you take every opportunity to… Read More

Coping With A Money Crunch

Consumer choice is a fundamental problem for all human beings. It is also a complex problem because there are many new products, services, and ways of doing things being developed all the time. It’s even more difficult to… Read More

7-Step Spending Plan

by Josephine Turner and Nayda I. Torres via Shelley Swenson Everybody needs to learn how to manage money.  Here is a 7-step exercise to help you. Thousands of Florida citizens have used exercises like this one to learn how to organize… Read More