Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater welcomes you to Your Money Matter$, his comprehensive financial literacy website created to provide Florida's consumers of all stages of life with the information and resources needed to create, save for and maintain a strong financial future. Your Money Matter$ provides information on a variety of financial topics with tips and resources to help you protect your hard earned money, plan for the future and avoid falling victim to financial frauds, scams and identity theft. Your Money Matters! Explore the website to learn more.
CFO Jeff Atwater, along with the Cabinet of the State of Florida, recently proclaimed February 23-28, 2015 as Florida Saves Week. This week serves as a reminder to all Floridians of the importance of saving and the positive impact it can have on your financial future. Prepare yourself for the road ahead by attending the following online webinars and reviewing the abundance of financial resources available to you on this site.
February 25, 2015 (12:00 - 1:00 PM EST) - Where to Turn for Financial Advice
How to evaluate different types of financial professionals, the meaning behind their professional designations, and the ways they are compensated. Includes resources for free, reliable and non-commercial financial information. Please click the link above to register.
February 26, 2015 (12:00 - 1:00 PM EST) - Personal Finance Questions, Realities & Myths
Discussion of frequently asked financial questions and urban legends. Please click the link above to register.
Florida Saves Week doubles as Military Saves Week, which recognizes the unique challenges facing the military and encourages servicemembers and their families to work toward financial stability by planning for the future and making responsible financial decisions daily. The Department of Financial Services compiled video testimonials of servicemembers who have successfully navigated financial challenges and the techniques they used to reach their financial goals. The video testimonial is posted on the Financial Frontlines page with information and resources to educate servicemembers about financial fraud and debt.