Media Release

Smart Financial Start Program

Friday, July 31, 2009 11:45 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to offer "Smart Financial Start" Program. This free three part series will be held at the Alachua County Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville). The dates are August 10, 17, and 24, 2009, from 5:30p.m. to 7:30 p.m. These classes are very beneficial to couples but singles are also invited.

Attendees will receive free helpful materials. 

The  sessions include:

  • Session I - Preparing & Equipping Your Financial Tool Box (Spending Plan, Net Worth Statement, Warranty Files, Credit and more)
  • Session II - Protecting Your Assets & Building Your Nest Egg (Insurance Tips and Retirement Outlook)
  • Session III - Planning Ahead (Health Care Directives, Basic Estate Planning and more)

Pre-register by calling 352-337-6209 before August 6, 2009.

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 Family and Consumer Sciences Office/Brenda Williams at (352) 955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY (352) 955-2406 or at the Alachua County Extension Service, ATTN:  Family and Consumer Sciences, 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.  Upon request, for persons with print-related disabilities, this document is available in alternate format.  Funding for the duplication of this publication is provided in part by the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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).