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Save For Retirement Week is an annual event promotes the importance of saving for retirement and reminds us that we should prepare for the future today—because retirement is a destination we’d all like to reach with confidence. No matter what age you are there's no better time than right now to plan for your retirement. The Department of Financial Services offers free online resources to help you create a savings plan for your retirement. Visit S.T.A.R.T. – Save Today and Retire Tomorrow! and start saving today!

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Each October, people across the nation organize events and activities that raise awareness about and promote prevention of domestic violence in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Florida Department of Financial Services, in partnership with the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, created a web-based campaign designed to empower and assist survivors of domestic violence and financial abuse become financially independent. Your L.I.F.E. provides financial resources and information to raise awareness and increase financial literacy.

Show your support for survivors of domestic violence and the fight to end domestic violence by sharing Your L.I.F.E. on social media and wear purple, the official color of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, to show your support on #PurpleThursday, October 19, 2017.

Women's Small Business MonthCrime Prevention Month

As National Women’s Small Business Month, October is the month to celebrate women entrepreneurs across the nation. Women-owned businesses continue to increase and in Florida, women-owned businesses grew by 67% in the last decade. Financial literacy is a key component for women who start and grow their own businesses. The resources available on this site, Your Money Matters, can help you broaden your own money management skills.

October is Crime Prevention Month and the perfect time to learn how to protect yourself against frauds and scams. The Department of Financial Services offers a free Be Scam Smart workshop for seniors. For more information about Be Scam Smart workshops and resources to help protect yourself, visit Operation S.A.F.E. today!

Florida Operation S.A.F.E. Stop Adult Financial Exploitation Florida Seniors Florida Military
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Florida Financial Literacy Hispanic Families Florida Retirement Planning Finance Your Future is an online platform created by the Florida Department of Financial Services to educate students of all ages on the world of financial literacy. Learners engage with a variety of real world topics such as Budgeting and Saving, Debt, Credit Cards, and more through rich graphics, interactive games, and quizzes.

About Your Money Matter$

Your Money Matter$ (YMM) is the Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Consumer Services financial literacy website dedicated to providing all Floridians with the resources and information needed for wise money management.

Please explore our website for information, resources and programs to learn more about credit and debt, saving and spending, small business ownership and more!