Extreme Makeover: Money Edition Course
This free 8-session home-study course covers all the essentials for a complete home finances makeover. It will allow you to get an accurate picture of your financial status, along with developing a WEALTH plan to take control of both your day-to-day and long-term finances.
The course is a Learn-by-Mail series with lessons mailed to your home. Consultation assistance is available if needed. The fee is $5.00 to cover the cost of postage. For more information, and to enroll, contact the UF IFAS/Wakulla County Extension office at 926-3931.
Financial Planning Resources
- American Savings Education Council
A nonprofit national coalition of public- and private-sector institutions undertaking initiatives to raise public awareness about what is needed to ensure long-term personal financial independence.
- Federal Trade Commission
Works to ensure that the nation’s markets are vigorous, efficient and free of restrictions that harm consumers.
- Consumer Handbook to Credit Protection Laws
A repository of information on consumers credit, provided by the Federal Reserve Board.
The official U.S. gateway to all government information, is the catalyst for a growing electronic government, including consumer information.
- The Investors Clearinghouse
Investor education resources from 21 leading non-profit, governmental and self-regulatory associations and agencies; provides investors with access to a full range of information needed to make wise investment decisions.
- The Young Money Magazine
YOUNG MONEY® was launched in 1999 to change the way young adults earn, manage, invest and spend money. As a leading national money, business and lifestyle magazine written primarily by student journalists, YOUNG MONEY specifically focuses on money management, entrepreneurship, careers, investing, technology, and travel.
- Financial Help for Everyone
Myvesta.org a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people create healthy financial lives by provide a wide range of materials to inspire and inform people so that they can break down their barriers to financial and personal success.
- Money Matters
A collection of articles and resources designed to increase communication and money management skills of consumers.
- National Endowment for Financial Education
A non-profit foundation dedicated to helping all Americans acquire the information and gain the skills necessary to take control of their personal finances.
- Consumer Reports
Includes advice, ratings of products and other features like the FDA Alert.