Media Release

Extension Class: Building Your Financial Future

Thursday, January 21, 2010 11:45 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to offer the following financial class. This class is at the Alachua County Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Ave., Gainesville).

  • Building Your Financial Future - A Personal Financial Management Program, February 11, from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 
    You will learn four basic concepts that will enable you to handle your financial resources responsibly and build a financially secure future. Topics: Develop Your Budget, Money Management Skills, Use Credit Responsibly, and Rights and Responsibilities. The program has been approved to issue certificates evidencing completion of a personal financial management instructional course in compliance with the Bankruptcy Code. You will receive a certificate of completion when you have finished this course.

For alternate dates, and a downloadable registration form, click here.

To register call 352-955-2402. A fee of $10.00 is charged for the course to pay for educational materials and supplies.

For more information, contact Dr. Brenda Williams, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, at 352-955-2402 or at

For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact Brenda Williams at 352-955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY 352-955-2406. Please contact the Extension Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).