Growing up poor in Bogotá, Colombia, Nelly Nelson knows firsthand about the “haves” and “have-nots.” That’s a driving force behind her desire to help the less fortunate as the family and consumer sciences agent for UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE
Did you know that youth ages 12 to 18 can participate in a 4-H leadership camp that teaches Community Emergency Response? This year, youth will learn CPR, communication strategies for community leaders, financial management skills, and more.
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Homeownership makes sense for different people at different stages of their lives, but it's not always the right choice for everyone. Whether you are in the process of renting or buying your own home, the best place to start is to understand ... READ MORE
Florida Master Money Mentor training covers basic personal finance topics and teaches you how to empower others to take control of their personal finances.
The online training has nine modules with topics such as financial decision making, ... READ MORE
Apply to be a Florida Master Money Mentor
The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Family and Consumer Science Program is recruiting individuals to be Florida Master Money Mentors. Are you interested in helping individuals improve their financial ... READ MORE
Are you having difficulty opening an account with a new bank or credit union because your financial history includes bounced checks, overdrawn funds or your credit score does not meet their requirements?
Opening a new checking account is ... READ MORE
In light of the current Equifax breach, I thought I'd put together a short list of security precautions that may be useful. Please let me know if you have any additional ideas for protecting your financial accounts or any alternatives ... READ MORE
As the holiday season quickly approaches many people become overwhelmed with all of the activities, decorating, and shopping that needs to be completed. Here are a few tips to save energy, time and your nerves.
Let’s begin with 5 Steps to ... READ MORE