Florida Saves in Jacksonville
Jacksonville Saves cooperates with Florida Saves 2020 - See Your Future Clearly and America Saves to encourage Jacksonville residents to Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically. 2013 Saves Week was February 25 - March 2, but Saves activities continue throughout the year.
Three Keys to Successful Saving
Information provided on how to set a SMART financial goal, find money to fund your goal, and select the right account to match your goals. Click here to view this webinar. This webinar is archived on the GoToTraining website. Before you click the link, make sure you have Windows Media Player version 9 or above. Then click on the link, register with your name and email address. The next step is to download a codec file (it’s quick, safe!) Then click on the link again and the webinar will open in your Media Player.
Sign up to be a Saver
Click here for a Jacksonville Saver Registration form. Complete it, save it to your computer, and attach it in an email to Anita. You will receive occasional messages from us and America Saves to inspire you on your journey to save for your goals and reduce debt.
Activities for 2013
Jacksonville Piggy Bank and Savings Goal Contest for youth, ages 5 through 18. Winners received $50 to add to or open an account at a local bank or credit union. 2013 winners are Tucker Holt, Genesis Aquino, Ariana Aquino, and Allen Michael Richardson. Piggy Bank entries will be on display through May 5, 2013, at the Duval County Main Library, Children's Department.
Get Financially Fit @your Library workshops. Visit the Jacksonville Public Library site for a list of workshops and to register.
Here are five tips to help you start on the path to financial fitness-
Money Tip #1
Join the Jacksonville Saves Week Campaign this week (February 25 – March 2) by taking a good look at your goals to find money to get out of debt, to have a rainy day fund, or to save for big-ticket items and retirement. View this video on YouTube from the University of Florida IFAS Extension for a little inspiration: Slam Dunk Your Savings
Jacksonville Saves is a social marketing effort of Duval County Extension, Real $ense Prosperity Campaign, Bank On Jacksonville, Jacksonville Public Library, and Family Foundations in cooperation with the Consumer Federation of America. Visit www.americasaves.org to sign up to be a Saver. You may choose to get the American Saver Newsletter, eWealth Coach information, or inspirational text messages to help you on your journey. There are also many helpful articles on the site. If you want to attend free local workshops, visit http://jpl.coj.net/financiallyfit/ for topics, locations, and times.