Media Release

Extension Financial Management Series

Monday, July 11, 2011 10:45 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to announce the following "Equipping Your Financial Toolbox Series."  This program is held at the Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville).  There is no cost to attend these classes.

Session One: Managing Your Finances and Making Credit Work for You – July 19, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
This session is designed for those who want to review the components of credit scores, understand the credit laws and get their finances under better control. Young couples and college students are invited as well as any who wish to attend.

Session Two: Important Papers; What to Keep, Where and How Long – August 2, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Topics include: organizing important papers to save you time and give you peace of mind. Tips for record keeping for income tax will also be discussed.

Session Three: Basic Estate Planning – August 9, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Topics include: Wills, Living Wills and Surrogate Designation for Health Care. This session is especially encouraged for parents with minor aged children.

Pre-register one week in advance for one or all sessions by calling 352-337-6209 (voicemail).  Registration is recommended but not required.

For more information call 352-955-2402. Visit for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

All Extension Programs and Services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap.  For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact the Extension office at (352) 955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY (352) 955-2406 or at the Alachua County Extension Service, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL  32609.  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).