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YOU and YOUR CREDIT: Further Resources1

Michael S. Gutter, Joan P. Elmore, and Travis P. Mountain2

To learn more, visit your local library/county extension office and check out the following resources:

You and YOUR Credit, Joan Elmore, Extension Agent IV, University of Florida, Jackson County Extension, 2007

Bankrate, Credit Management, 2007

Money Smart, Federal Deposit Insurance Commission, 2006

Building a Better Credit Report, Federal Trade Commission, 2004

Making Money Work for You, University of New Hampshire Extension, March 2002

Winning the Credit Game, University of Florida Extension, M. Harrison, 2002

Show Me the Money, Lesson 3: Using Credit Wisely, Dr. J Turner, University of Florida Extension, 2001

Dealing with Dollars, Joan Elmore, Extension Agent IV, University of Florida, Jackson County Extension, 2001

Below are links to each publication in the YOU and YOUR CREDIT series.

Credit Dos and Don'ts: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1064

Credit Card Basics: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1065

Managing Your Credit: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1066

Credit Reports: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1067

Credit Scores: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1068

Home Ownership and Credit: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1069

Further Resources: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1070

Series of Seven Parts, Bound as Single Document: PDF version - http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/FY/FY107100.pdf

Footnotes

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This document is FCS7235, one of a series of the Family Youth and Community Sciences Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date September 2008. Reviewed April 2012. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

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Michael S. Gutter, Financial Management State Specialist and Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611; Joan P. Elmore, Extension Agent IV, Jackson County Extension, Marianna, Florida 32448; and, Travis P. Mountain, Lecturer, Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.


The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.