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Upcoming financial management webinars offer credit savviness, tips and tools

Upcoming financial management webinars offer credit savviness, tips and tools

Hillsborough County Extension invites you to participate in these FREE online classes:

Credit Use and PowerPay Debt Reduction Tools

Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Learn strategies for wise credit use, factors that impact credit scores, and methods to pay off debt using a free, self-directed debt reduction program called PowerPay.  Register athttp://bit.ly/PowerPayToday.

Bay Area teachers can save on school supplies!

Bay Area teachers can save on school supplies!

Temple Terrace, Florida - Most teachers spend their own money to pay for classroom supplies to teach their students,  according to a recent survey by the online coupon website RetailMeNot, but two Tampa Bay area teachers started a company called "Twice as Nice" to try and give instructors a break.

Free workshops offered to child care providers

Free workshops offered to child care providers

Hillsborough County, Florida-- All licensed child care providers in Hillsborough County will have a number of opportunities to expand their knowledge base and learn new skills during free continuing education classes this Summer. 

The classes, offered by the University of Florida and the Hillsborough County Extension Service, aim to provide additional training and technical assistance to the county's early childhood professionals. They will cover a variety of topics, and are set to begin as soon as next Tuesday, July 16.

Tampa skateboarders, all parks are free today!

Tampa skateboarders, all parks are free today!

Tampa, Florida-- Attention all skateboarders in the Tampa Bay area! In honor of "Go Skateboarding Day", City of Tampa officials say admission to all Tampa skateparks will be free!

Head to the skatepark nearest you and get your "grind" on- A list of parks found on the City of Tampa's website is below:

Emergency electric bill payment help offered in Hillsborough

Emergency electric bill payment help offered in Hillsborough

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Are you struggling to make ends meet? If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Family and Aging Services Department's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program for Hillsborough County Residents, also known as LIHEAP. 

Program coordinators say LIHEAP is a federally funded initiative that helps low-income residents with payments on their delinquent electric bills.

Do you qualify? If you meet the following criteria, you may be eligible :

"Mums the Word": Month of May savings in downtown Sebring!

"Mums the Word": Month of May savings in downtown Sebring!

Sebring, Florida-- In honor of Mother's Day, shops in downtown Sebring say they're offering special savings all month long. 

A flier on Destinationdowntownsebring.com (pictured above), has all of the details!

Click here for more information.

Haagen Dazs hosts Free Cone Day on May 14!

Haagen Dazs hosts Free Cone Day on May 14!

Tampa, Florida-- Temps are heating up as Summer steadily approaches, so what better way to celebrate than with a free ice cream cone from your local Häagen-Dazs?! 

The famous ice cream brand has announced the return of Free Cone Day, and they're hoping to top last year's complimentary cone count of over 205,000!

So on Tuesday, May 14  from 4:00-8:00 p.m., Tampa locals can visit the following stores for some free scoops: