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Portrait of Michael Rupured

Michael Rupured

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Michael Rupured is a consumer economics specialist with University of Georgia Extension.
Area(s) of Expertise: Family Financial Planning

Stories

07/04/18 - Early conversations about money can pay big dividends in financial literacy 02/08/18 - UGA Extension teams up with Georgia Saves to spark a lifelong savings habit 11/21/17 - Make a shopping list, set a budget to control holiday spending 09/28/17 - Freeze your credit to keep identity thieves from opening new accounts 01/19/17 - Make Your Own Piggy Bank Contest encourages saving habits in youth 11/17/16 - Spending plans and careful consideration are key to holiday shopping 07/05/16 - Georgia's sales tax holiday hits stores July 30 11/19/15 - Overspending on gifts doesn't make the holiday season brighter 11/19/15 - Gift cards make great gifts but some come with strings attached 02/13/15 - UGA Extension specialist Michael Rupured named Postsecondary Teacher of the Year 12/24/13 - Persistance, not perfection, is the key to meeting financial goals in 2014 11/07/13 - Aspiring Georgia entrepreneurs turn to UGA for new business workshops 08/01/13 - Free UGA class aimed at new home-based business owners 07/04/13 - 'The earlier, the better' with financial lessons 12/26/12 - The path to financial stability starts with small steps 11/08/12 - Shop smart this holiday season 08/03/12 - Children can start learning financial responsibility at an early age 07/05/12 - Retail therapy is not a healthy habit 02/29/12 - Finance courses for aspiring entrepreneurs offered statewide 02/22/12 - Bouncing checks is expensive but avoidable 01/05/12 - Set goals now to save money this year 12/08/11 - Economy brings coupon clipping back in style 11/09/11 - Plan ahead and shop smart this holiday season 11/09/11 - Read fine print on gift cards before buying, using them 12/28/10 - Bailout your household budget 06/17/10 - Leave kids at home when shopping for school supplies 12/01/09 - Read the fine print on gift cards first 10/22/09 - Identity theft on the rise 08/27/09 - Teach kids financial facts of life 07/23/09 - Tax-free days around the corner 07/07/09 - Shop during the tax-free holiday 06/04/09 - Use credit wisely 05/08/09 - UGA expert offers financial advice 03/12/09 - Be prepared: 2009 tax advice 12/23/08 - Bailing out your household budget 12/16/08 - Just say no to extended warranties 11/20/08 - Shop smart this holiday season 09/17/08 - Despite gas prices, get the most per gallon 08/21/08 - Missing checks from the government 08/18/08 - TV viewers may need to purchase converter box 07/17/08 - Find out where your money goes 04/01/08 - Uncle Sam charges economy with checks 01/31/08 - College financial aid workshops set across state 01/03/08 - Pay bills now to avoid paying more later 11/21/07 - Gift card may contain hidden glitches, fees. 07/11/07 - It's worth it to shop on tax-free days 02/08/07 - Volunteers help with financial aid forms 12/12/06 - Gift cards are convenient, but can have glitches 07/20/06 - Prepare list and shop during tax holiday 01/05/06 - Tackle holiday bills now 11/14/05 - Start holiday season with sound shopping plan 05/17/04 - Programmable thermostats lower cooling costs 02/29/04 - Fiscal Fitness 2004 02/18/04 - Fiscal Fitness 2004 02/12/04 - Fiscal Fitness 2004 02/04/04 - Fiscal Fitness 2004 01/29/04 - Fiscal Fitness 2004 01/22/04 - Fiscal Fitness 2004 01/06/04 - Fiscal Fitness 2004 01/06/04 - FACS specialist receives national award 12/18/03 - Stay away from payday loans 12/04/03 - Gift cards are great, watch out for sneaky tricks 01/13/03 - Shop around to get the best tax-preparation deal 01/22/02 - GCP Week Targets Telemarketing Fraud 11/21/01 - Take-charge Steps Help Deal with Job Loss 01/14/01 - Don't Let Holiday Credit Purchases Strain Your Finances 01/10/01 - Programmable Thermostats Lower Heating Costs