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UF/IFAS Extension
Hillsborough County

Located just minutes from Tampa, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County provides education and information to Hillsborough County residents and businesses through workshops, publications, and mass media.

Contact

hillsborough@ifas.ufl.edu
(813) 744-5519
5339 South CR-579
Seffner, FL 33584-3334

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Free Tax Preparation Resources
The IRS has confirmed that it will begin processing 2018 tax returns on Jan 28, 2019 and they plan to provide refunds as scheduled. There are a variety of options and resources to make completing your tax return easy and inexpensive

01/14/2019

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Achieve Your 2019 Financial Goals with Free Financial Guidance
Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one financial education on basic personal finance topics from University of Florida Master Money Mentor volunteers. Mentors can meet at a time and community location that fits an individual’s needs

12/14/2018

Pay Down Debt or Build An Emergency Fund?
An emergency fund and elimination of expensive debt are the bedrocks of financial stability.  A common question is - which to concentrate on first, paying off credit card balances or putting money in a savings account? The latest 3 month trend from BankRate

09/21/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Live, Interactive Online Personal Finance Classes
Live, Interactive Online Personal Finance Classes University of Florida/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension invites you to attend these educational webinars. All are 12:00pm -1:00pm EST

01/08/2019

Why Do I Have So Many Different Credit Scores?
  Consumers applying for credit are sometimes surprised to find out the credit score they have been tracking is different from the credit score the lenders use to evaluate their application. The truth is, there are many, many different credit scoring models

11/21/2018

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    Pay Down Debt or Build An Emergency Fund?
    An emergency fund and elimination of expensive debt are the bedrocks of financial stability.  A common question is - which to concentrate on first, paying off credit card balances or putting money in a savings account? The latest 3 month trend from BankRate

    09/21/2018

    Selecting Foods to Store for a Hurricane
    Selecting the best foods to store for a hurricane As we enter the month of July, we are now well into hurricane season. While most of us are already aware of the proactive steps to take when preparing for a hurricane – (such as stocking up on water and shelf-stable foods) – we may not give much thought as to what kinds of foods would be best to store for our families

    07/09/2018