Tag: Shelley Swenson

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 money problems. Design… 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 already have or… 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 online, will be… 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 your cell phone… Read More

$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 that, once you… 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 to eat it… Read More

Set.Plan.Save!

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 essence of a… Read More

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 15

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 15 Use a broom instead of a hose to clean your driveway and sidewalk and save water every time.       Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

Acts of Loving Kindness

February is all about acts of loving kindness. What is your language of love? Read on to learn how you can better offer loving acts when you understand how your recipients best receive your messages. Read more on… Read More

February Is All About Acts Of Loving Kindness

February is all about acts of loving kindness.  What is your language of love? Read on to learn how you can better offer loving acts when you understand how your recipients best receive your messages.