Tag Archive: Financial

4-H Livestock Projects Teach Financial Literacy

Green and white are the colors of 4-H but what else can you think of that is green and white?  Money! So, how does 4-H livestock projects teach financial management for the youth who participate in these programs?  I am so glad you ask.  We will take a journey into the 4-H Livestock world where I …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/11/03/4-h-livestock-projects-teach-financial-literacy/

AgSave$ Workshop Series: Securing Your Farm’s Financial Future

Ken Barton is working to pass the family farming heritage on from generation to generation. Photo by Shepard Eubanks, UF/IFAS On February 23, 2015, 93 folks in the Agriculture Industry assembled to kick-off a new initiative, AgSave$ , to bring personal finance education such as estate planning, succession planning, and protecting assets, to farmers, ranchers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/28/agsave-workshop-series-securing-your-farms-financial-future/

UF/IFAS Extension to Help Farm Families Secure their Financial Future

The Barton Family. Photo by Shepard Eubanks, UF/IFAS Kimberly Moore Wilmoth, UF/IFAS Communications Services & Michael Gutter, UF/IFAS Finical Management Specialist For Bonifay farmer and rancher Ken Barton, business and family is more than just a balancing act – it is his livelihood. Barton is 10 years away from retirement, and concerned about how he …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/07/ufifas-extension-to-help-farm-families-secure-their-financial-future/

AgSave$ Summit: Securing Your Farm’s Financial Future February 23

Ag Save$ is a new initiative to provide personal financial education for farmers and ranchers in Florida.   We would like to personally invite you and your family to the 2015 AgSave$ Summit.  This kickoff event for the new AgSave$ initiative aims to help farm families address important financial issues, such as estate planning, succession planning, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/24/agsave-summit-securing-your-farms-financial-future-february-23/

Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference – October 21-22

The 2013 Florida Agricultural Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) is taking place on October 21 – 22, 2013 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate. This year we’re pleased to announce our partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to bring this conference to the state. With a projected attendance of 300 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/27/florida-agriculture-financial-management-conference-october-21-22/

Begin the Journey Path to “Financial Wellness” Today!

Are you feeling the stress of rapidly increasing gas and food prices?  Today is a good day to begin changing your financial situation! Start by learning about important money matters and taking steps to improve your money skills. These five steps will help you on your path to “financial wellness.” Make a commitment.  Changing your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/09/begin-the-journey-path-to-financial-wellness-today/

Financial Literacy and Retirement Readiness

 Kristin Jackson Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Agent Jefferson County kris88@ufl.edu   Financial Literacy is having the knowledge you need to make wise financial decisions. Recent research has found that financial literacy is related to retirement savings and retirement readiness.  As America shifts from pension plans seen in the 1980s to defined contribution plans (ex. personal …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2011/12/19/financial-literacy-and-retirement-readiness/

New Financial Program Helps Struggling Families

Kendra Zamojski Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Walton County hughson@ufl.edu University of Florida IFAS Extension is launching the Florida Master Money Mentor Program, a new statewide program to help Floridians get free one-on-one help with their finances.  Funded in part by Bank of America, the goal of the program is to increase financial knowledge and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2011/12/16/new-financial-program-helps-struggling-families/