You might not think it, but March has been a great month for consumers, especially in Florida. Yes, fuel prices are up and inflation is high. There have been a few new developments on the state and national level. These developments are game ... READ MORE
Relationships are wonderful and difficult at the same time. When it comes to love and money, sometimes our judgement can become clouded. Our emotions can override our rationality or our trust becomes misplaced. While we hope for the best, some ... READ MORE
Part of financial literacy is learning about the basics of investing. Once you have control of your expenses and can spend less than you make, what do you do with that unspent money? Well, the next step is to make sure the money you don't spend ... READ MORE
When I started driving, I didn't know a lot about the basics of auto insurance. No one explained to me what a premium was. I did not know why I wouldn't want the cheapest policy I could get. In this video, the folks from Consumer Jungle help ... READ MORE
Understanding the basics of life insurance is ultimately a tool for financial stability. Life insurance is not something you buy for yourself. You buy it for those who may be impacted financially when you die. Depending on the type of life ... 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
Many of us are having to adjust to a change in income right now. This presentation will help you organize your finances so you can make better decisions about moving forward. Please feel to email or call with any follow up questions, or comment ... READ MORE
What is it like to live just above minimum wage? The ALICE know. ALICE refers to persons who are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, yet Employed. Others have referred to them as the working poor. The ALICE are our friends, neighbors and co-workers. ... READ MORE
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences
Interest Rates Have Dropped
Interest rates in federal student loans are decreasing an average of 0.5 percent for the 2019-2020 academic year. This may ... READ MORE