Kathy Hough is the Economic Empowerment Advocate at FavorHouse of NWFL. She helps survivors of domestic violence become financially independent of their abusers & wants to provide everyone in our community resources to make sound financial decisions.
Weekly Economic Workshops
Kathy hosts weekly economic workshops on Zoom that are free and open to the public. This service is provided every Wednesday from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Sign up today and learn how to be financially independent.
Making a Budget
Making a budget may seem overwhelming but we found a great step-by-step guide to share with you from Ramsey Solutions. Creating a budget is creating a plan for your money. Do you know where your money is going every month. If not, this guide is for you!
Tax Season 2023
It's the time of year that people are, thinking about or working on, filing their taxes. Unless you are a tax accountant, navigating the changing tax credits for the 2022 tax year can get complicated. Check out this guide for filing your 2022 taxes provided by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Sometimes becoming financially independent or getting out of debt requires a "side hustle" or additional part-time work to help ends meet. Side Hustle Nation put out a list of 100 side hustle ideas to get your supplemental income flowing. We can't believe that #88 is a real thing.
Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information to commit fraud. USA.gov provides a guide to identify, prevent, and report identity theft.
Getting Out of Debt
Paying off debt can be very empowering. The idea of getting started with a plan can be so overwhelming that it prevents us from even getting started. Start here with Dave Ramsey's guide for paying off debt.
Financial abuse involves controlling a victim's ability to acquire, use, and maintain financial resources. Those who are victimized financially may be prevented from working.
If you are a victim of abuse, call our 24 hour hotline to find support at 850-434-6600.