Now that we are squarely into 2022, we can start to look forward to all that the new year will bring us. What we won't look forward to are all the credit card bills the post office will bring us. To help alleviate that holiday debt, let's ... READ MORE
For a lot of us, we don’t intend to leave a debt unpaid. Often, it is a tough decision that has to be made between buying groceries and medicine or paying the credit card payment. At some time or another, many of us end up with an outstanding ... READ MORE
You might be feeling like you won a jackpot between the third stimulus check and your tax refund coming around the same time. For many families, excess money like this is very rare and they aren’t sure if they will see this much extra again. ... READ MORE
Monday, February 22nd, starts America Saves Week. This past year has hit a lot of families hard financially, emphasizing the fact that having a healthy amount of money saved is crucial to getting through an emergency. How much should you have ... READ MORE
The median household income in 2019 was $68,703, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Let’s say you were put in charge of $68,703 for a year at your job for a special project. You would be responsible with it, transparent, aware of your ... READ MORE
It is tempting to use your emergency savings towards your holiday spending. You know the money is there, and you can always build up your emergency fund after the holidays, right? This is the equivalent of having junk food in the house (despite ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS St. Lucie County Extension and St. Lucie County Community Services staff want to help Treasure Coast residents improve their credit scores.
Why Does A Credit Score Matter?
A credit score is a number that lenders use to determine credit ... READ MORE
When using credit, it is important to know how to handle the debt you'll be accumulating. This short presentation will give you some tips on how to recognize when we might be over-extending on credit and some different methods on dealing with ... READ MORE
During times of financial uncertainty, it is more important than ever to practice good money management skills. Watch this to learn some best management practices for credit use.
For more information about credit and credit use from the ... READ MORE
Utah State University’s PowerPay is a powerful debt elimination software program. Developed by university faculty, the goal is to help people make a plan to pay off debt. The program is free and site user information is not sold or shared ... READ MORE