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.
Free, Unbiased, 1-1 Financial Guidance
Bank On is a collaborative effort to provide increased access to safe and affordable bank and credit union accounts.
United Way Financial Coaching Program
The United Way Suncoast Financial Coaching Program trains and partners volunteers with individuals who are ready to take control of their financial situation. Find out more at https://unitedwaysuncoast.org/what-we-do/income/financial-coaching/
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 and United Way Suncoast. The goal of this partnership is to work with local public and private agencies to better serve Tampa Bay residents.
UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County
5339 County Road 579
Seffner, FL 33584
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My parents were hard-working first-generation Americans who were born during the Depression. My mother was a nurse and my father a businessman, and they were loving and supportive parents, but they were extremely frugal with money. “You’re only as rich as the money you have in the bank,” my mother used to say. “If you save nothing, you have nothing.” When we were young, my brother, three sisters and I were expected to work, and save half of everything we earned.Read more...
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