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Category: Financial Security

Volunteer Profile: John Giffin

It seems early for tax season, but this past week John Giffin was making sure that the CareerSource site in Yulee would partner with the United Way RealSense Tax Preparation team. As site coordinator, his volunteer efforts are year-round.

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Kimberly’s Success Story

Recently divorced and a mother of two college-aged children, Kimberly was struggling with day-to-day expenses and wasn’t sure where to turn next. She learned about United Way’s RealSense free tax preparation sites, and quickly made an appointment. Watch Kimberly’s story to see how United Way made a big impact on her life.

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RealSense Rundown: Holiday Spending Tips

Are you preparing for your holiday shopping? United Way’s RealSense initiative has some tips to help you stay on track!

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Focusing on the Building Blocks

By developing initiatives that respond to issues in education, income and health, we are meeting deserving families at the places where they need it most.

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Get Smart with RealSense

In recognition of Get Smart About Credit Day, we’d like to share about how United Way of Northeast Florida’s RealSense initiative puts Benjamin Franklin’s advice into practice.

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Five Tips to Consider Before Applying for a Credit Card

Too many credit card offerings coming through your mailbox and inbox? Choosing the right type of credit card doesn’t have to be intimidating, but it’s your responsibility to know the commitment you’re making.

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Kimberly’s Ways to Work Story

Kimberly was a single mother whose only form of transportation was the bus. When she heard about the Ways to Work program at church, she jumped at the chance to change her family’s life.

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Wi$e Money Week 2014

Everyone – every family, every individual, every business – needs to be wise about money. Wi$e Money Week is a week of activities and events celebrating the importance of good money management.

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RealSense Volunteer Snapshot

The numbers from the past year tell the story of thousands of dedicated individuals working together to help bring much-needed services to the families in our community. Here are some of the highlights.

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