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How to become a volunteer money mentor

The University of Florida Lake County Extension needs volunteers for its Florida Master Money Mentor program, which provides free one-on-one financial coaching. Volunteers will help families and individuals create and track family budgets and promote financial literacy through a variety of educational methods. Previous background or education in financial services isn't required. Volunteers must contribute 50 hours per year. Training will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 28, and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 15 at the extension office, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. Topics will include basic money management, strategies for dealing with financial problems, credit and debt...