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Okeechobee County

Okeechobee County is located in South Central Florida. Okeechobee is home to a diverse group of agriculture industries. Okeechobee's populations has a large seasonal fluctuation. Lake Okeechobee fishing attracts visitors from around the state and country.

Contact

jdorriety@co.okeechobee.fl.us
(863) 763-6469
458 US Hwy 98 N
Okeechobee, FL 34972

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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How Inflation Hurts our Budget
What most people know about inflation is that it makes things more expensive. A simple definition of inflation is that it’s the increase in the cost of goods and services over a time period in an economy

02/08/2023

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For Valentine’s Day, Invest in Being Better Together
Valentine’s Day is near and love is the air. For many, February 14th is the one day we set aside to celebrate love and the relationships in our lives

02/06/2023

Financial Review for the New Year
With hope springing into the New Year, now is a good time to review our financial situation for the upcoming year. First, is our emergency fund big enough? Many of us have had to use some or all of our emergency fund during the uncertainty of the last year or so, so now is a good time to ensure we are prepared or at least building that reserve fund for emergencies

02/08/2023

Achieving Health with Fiber
It’s not anything new, we know we should have it as part of our daily eating pattern, but why? Fiber can keep our digestion on track, contribute to heart health, help us achieve a healthy weight, and prevent and manage many chronic diseases. Fiber can be found in fruits, vegetables, beans, peas, lentils, nuts, and whole grains

02/08/2023

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    For Valentine’s Day, Invest in Being Better Together
    Valentine’s Day is near and love is the air. For many, February 14th is the one day we set aside to celebrate love and the relationships in our lives

    02/06/2023

    Reducing Risks of Homelessness for Former Foster Care Youth
    Life is a series of expectations, milestones, and numbers. It can be quite the balancing act, even in stable circumstances

    02/06/2023