This week, Feb 24-29th, Okaloosa Saves with America Saves observes, America Saves Week.
Residents in Florida and across the country are encouraged to take small steps to reach their savings goals. Although consumer's savings habits have ... READ MORE
It’s still the dog days of summer so it’s hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner. Soon, the kids will be wrapping up the lazy days of summer and the fun of summer camps and family vacations to prepare for ... READ MORE
I know I am not the only one fed up with the robocall madness. I no longer answer calls from numbers I do not recognize, and I block known scam numbers. These tactics don’t stop the incoming calls, though. I am often left with a voicemail ... READ MORE
Just like your home, finances need regular “cleaning” and maintenance. Plan time this spring to focus on financial tasks. A little time spent getting organized and reviewing your financial habits helps keep your financial goals on track.
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Photo credit: Judy Corbus
The recent security breach at Equifax from mid-May through July 2017 exposed the personal information of 143 million people; this included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver ... READ MORE
America Saves Financial Challenge FAQs
Revised February 2015
Daily Challenge Activities
Can you count mandatory pension payroll deductions as part of the $5 a day savings?
No. The Challenge will only give you points for voluntary savings. ... READ MORE
America Saves Challenge Twitter Chat (#eXASchat)
Sponsored by eXtension: http://www.extension.org/personal_finance
Date: Tuesday, February 24, 3 PM EST
Topic: Challenge Yourself to Save Money
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Enroll online now for the 2015 America Saves FREE five-week Financial Challenge!
Sunday, February 22–Saturday, March 28, ... READ MORE
It’s easy for us to think of this year’s tax refund as free money coming to us courtesy of Uncle Sam. However, the truth of the matter is that the check you receive is a return of your own hard earned money. And since you’re going to get ... READ MORE
Challenge Yourself to Take the 5 Week Money Challenge!
Save $250 in Five Weeks!
The America Saves Five-Week Money Challenge
Week # Savings Deposit Total Saved*
Week 1 $25 (7 days @ $3.57) $ 25
Week ... READ MORE