During our lifetime we make a lot of financial decisions from where we live to how we dress to what we will have for dinner. Our values and goals often influence these decisions and could help us or hurt us financially. Lets talk about how you ... READ MORE
Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one financial education on basic personal finance topics from University of Florida Master Money Mentor volunteers.
Mentors can meet at a time and community location that fits an individual’s ... READ MORE
This week, February 26 through March 3, is America Saves Week, and all are encouraged to participate in this national week of saving money! The purpose of America Saves Week, which started in 2007, is to raise peoples’ awareness on their ... READ MORE
The holidays are over and many are dreading opening their credit card statements! Did you overspend this holiday season? If so, the good news is that the New Year brings a new chance to make a change in your financial life to avoid this next ... READ MORE
For many years, UF/IFAS Extension has partnered with Consumer Federation of America on the America Saves Initiative. The goal is to motivate residents to take small steps to increase their financial stability by increasing their savings or decreasing ... READ MORE
Whether you’re saving for an automobile purchase, a special vacation, a new home, or retirement — a little planning and budgeting can turn a fuzzy dream into a reality. Use a step-by-step planning approach, take actions to reach your goal, ... READ MORE
Very few of us have money ready to cover an emergency, never mind the money for the larger purchases we’d like to make. This is why it’s so important to prioritize savings to cover both the items you need as well as those you want.
Whether ... READ MORE