The Florida Council on Economic Education offers a variety of educational programs to prepare Florida’s young people to become productive and responsible in making financial decisions. One of those resources is the Financial Freedom Workbook which provides valuable and practical resources to improve financial skills and habits. Click the link above to learn more and order your workbook today!
The Florida Council on Economic Education also hosts a variety of challenges,
contests and competitions. Click on a link below to learn more.
Florida Stock Market Challenge - students manage a hypothetical investment portfolio.
First Annual Calendar Competition - allows students the opportunity to add some color to their economics lessons.
Competition Of Decision-making with Ethics (CODE) - an interactive program where students solve ethical dilemmas of a hypothetical business.
Florida Finance Challenge - high school students across the state compete to determine their knowledge of personal finance topics.
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is proud to present Family Foundations: Building a Strong Financial Future, a comprehensive online financial literacy and education initiative to provide Hispanic Floridians and their families with important personal financial information. Studies show that the most important financial priorities for Hispanic families are saving for retirement, reducing debt and building savings.
We invite you to tour our Family Foundations Virtual City. Available in both English and Spanish, the virtual city will help you learn about key concepts in banking, credit and savings. As you tour the city, you will be able to take a pre-test and then a post-test to see what you've learned. Visit Family Foundations for more resources, including tip sheets and an infographic. Let's get started!
One out of every five adults 65 and older has been the victim of a
financial scam. The Operation S.A.F.E Be Scam Smart workshops aim to inform,
empower, and protect Florida’s seniors from financial scams and fraud. New
workshops are currently being scheduled. Visit
Operation S.A.F.E. for more information and to request a workshop in
NEW Operation S.A.F.E. workshops are now being offered in Spanish. Click here for dates, times and locations.
Financial Frontlines - Financial Education for Servicemembers Our servicemembers and their families face unique challenges while managing their finances. Financial Frontlines provides information and resources to educate them about financial fraud and debt. Topics include identity theft, credit scoring, budgeting, predatory lending and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. The website includes training that is available for large groups or individuals. Click here for more information.