Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The beginning of a new year is a traditional time for setting new goals for ourselves. Two of the most common types of goals we set for… Read More
Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/wakullaco/files/2018/04/Make%20saving%20a%20habit.m4a According to the Federal Reserve, most Americans do not have enough money saved to even cover a $400 emergency. Many factors contribute to this lack of savings, such as low… Read More
Keeping Your Food Safe During an Emergency by Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Two of the most pressing concerns during and after an emergency are food and water. The recent series of hurricanes to affect the United… Read More
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By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Here are some of the information requests I received this month and announcements of topics of interest. Phone calls and emails allow me to review topics with Wakulla… Read More
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As W-2 forms and other receipts start rolling in, we’re reminded that tax season is upon us once again. It’s exciting to get back some of your own hard-earned money in the form of a tax refund! Saving… Read More
If you are interested in learning more about the EFNEP program please call (850)926-3931 or email Sherry Balchuck at firstname.lastname@example.org | Shelley Swenson at email@example.com. Both ladies will gladly assist you with any questions or interests that you may have in the… Read More
How to do it: If you only do one thing for America Saves Week, visit AmericaSavesWeek.org and Assess Your Savings.
How to do it: Use IRS Form 8888 to split part of your refund into a savings account. Learn more.
How to do it: Particpate in a work-related retirement program or open up a Roth IRA. Already saving? Increase the amount you save toward retirement by 1% in 2014.
Click the link below for guidance to help you get started with a money saving plan. It can be hard to put aside money for savings. But there is an easy way to save money without ever missing… Read More