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$ave! Tips 3 & 4

3. Check If You’re Being Over-Serviced It’s easy to “set it and forget it,” paying the same bills every month. This week, take a look at your regular services – are you using all of… Read More

$ave! Tips 1 & 2

1. Track Your Spending, and Make a Budget Understanding where your money is going is the best way to start saving, which is why your first step is to make a budget. It might be… Read More

10 Ways to $ave

10 Ways to Save $100 During America Saves Week By Meg Favreau, Senior Editor of personal finance blog Wise Bread. Money is like a cake. When you get that delicious dessert, it can be tempting… Read More

Set.Plan.Save!

This America Saves Week: Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.   ByKatie Bryan, America Saves Communications Manager. The theme for America Saves Week 2013 is more than just a theme; it’s is the… Read More

2013 America Saves Week

Get involved in Florida Saves!   Prepared by Elaine A. Courtney, 2013 Okaloosa County Extension FCS Agent   Ways to Participate in America Saves Week 2013 Sign up to participate at http://americasavesweek.org Participate in monthly… Read More

5 Resolutions to Get You Saving in the New Year

  Happy New Year American Savers! As 2013 begins, make sure to give your finances a checkup and discover if you need to make saving your New Year’s resolution. You may discover that you have… Read More

Improving Savings and Health through Minor Conservation Measures in the Home

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Mere minor conservation measures in the home will not necessarily result in instant improvements in overall savings and health. However, when combined with home-performance… Read More

Compact Fluorescent Lighting

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FYCS/EFNEP Agent II  According to the EPA, in 2007, Americans saved $1.5 billion by switching to ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs.  The energy saved could light all the households… Read More

Series of Saving: Day 6 Tip

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent By By Lori Johnson, V.P. Marketing & Business Development, Whatever your motivation may be – a newer vehicle, a home purchase, or a washer… Read More

Series of Saving: Day 5 Tip

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent By By Lori Johnson, V.P. Marketing & Business Development, Whatever your motivation may be – a newer vehicle, a home purchase, or a washer… Read More