Tag: credit

Spending Leaks Can Drain Your Budget

by Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Spending leaks happen every day and they can be easy to overlook.  Over time, however, they add up to large amounts of overspending which lead to a broken budget.  Identifying spending… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Does College Son Need Renter’s Insurance?

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Here are some of the information requests I received this month and announcements of topics of interest. Phone calls and emails allow me to review topics with Wakulla… Read More

Free Personal Finance Apps

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Would you like to track your spending? Review your choices to see which best meets your needs. Click Here For More…..

Credit Scores

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension How often should I check my credit report? First, let’s review a little about credit scores. Credit Scoring is designed to give lenders a… Read More

To Get and Keep a Good Credit Score, Pay Attention to Your Credit Report

TO GET AND KEEP A GOOD CREDIT SCORE- -Pay all your bills on time -Make sure information in your credit report is correct -Don’t use too much of the credit that is available to you. GET YOUR FREE… Read More

Save for Emergencies

…Whether you are saving already or don’t know where to start, click the link below for various ways to start or explore different saving options . How to do it: Find ways save. Here are 54 ways to get… Read More