Tampa Bay Saves
Tampa Bay residents just like you are proving that you can take small steps that will help you achieve big financial goals. As members of Tampa Bay Saves they are saving money, paying off debts, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. We help by providing tips and tools to make it easier for you to set goals and develop strategies to reach those goals. Our staff and trained volunteers can show you how to develop a savings strategy and take one step at a time. So don't wait any longer...
Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:
- Get Out of Debt
- Save for a Home
- Save on Auto Purchases
- Save for Emergencies
- Save for Retirement
- Save for Education
We have University of Florida Master Money Mentors who can provide free financial coaching to help you take control of your financial life. We also have classes and webinars, click here to learn more.
The goal of Tampa Bay Saves is to enable Tampa Bay residents to take action to improve their financial situation. We strive to help Tampa Bay residents, because we believe that financial stability is not possible without wise money management.
Who We Are
Tampa Bay Saves is coordinated by UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension Service which is partnership between the University of Florida and Hillsborough County government. The purpose of this partnership is to bring relevant, researched based information to the community. Hillsborough County Extension Service works in partnership with public and private agencies on the Tampa Bay Saves programs.
UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension
5339 County Road 579
Seffner, FL 33584
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A little bit of savings can go a long way and by now, you’re probably familiar with the basics. You’ve probably heard America Saves talk about how cutting your soda consumption during the week or coffee on your way to work can save you a few hundred dollars a year or how challenging yourself to bring your lunch to work every day for a week can help you stick a few dollars back in your pocket. Just a few simple changes to your daily spending habits can mean the difference between saving money and, well, not.Read more...
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