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.
We want to help you navigate the changes in the Affordable Care Act and empower you with information on how it will affect you and your family. Click here to visit our Health Insurance Reform and You homepage to learn more.
S.T.A.R.T. is an online resource to motivate Floridians to "Save Today and Retire Tomorrow". It is never too early to begin planning for retirement as the most important resource on your side is time. A recent survey revealed that many current retirees wished they'd saved more money for retirement and had started saving earlier. S.T.A.R.T. aims to give you the resources to help you towards the retirement of your dreams. Click here to listen to our retirement podcasts, read our product overviews, and browse our retirement glossary.
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.
Hurricane Season began June 1. Are you prepared for an emergency? Florida CFO Jeff Atwater encourages all Floridian’s to Protect Your Home Base this hurricane season. The Department of Financial Services has a host of resources including our hurricane tip sheet and informative online videos. Click here to find out more!
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 your area.