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CFO Jimmy Patronis Recognizes September as National College Savings Month


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis recognizes September as National College Savings Month and is encouraging Floridians to start saving now for your child’s future. A college degree is a major investment and with student loan debt reaching an estimated $1.7 trillion nationwide, pre-planning for the cost of college is not only vital to your student’s academic success, but future financial success as well. By saving a little each month early on, families can prepare financially for college in a way that is affordable and guaranteed.
CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “During College Savings Month, I hope that Floridians will take this opportunity to explore all of the available resources to help plan for their child’s future. It’s never too early or too late to start preparing for college expenses. Florida Prepaid offers Floridians a great opportunity to lock in future college costs for less. I encourage all Floridians to consider Florida Prepaid today and to research your options at Now is the time to start saving for your child’s future.”
Florida Prepaid allows families an opportunity to start saving for college in a simple, stress-free way. Prepaid plans allow families to lock in future college costs for less, so their child’s college tuition is ready and waiting for them. Families simply pick a Prepaid Plan to fit their budget and savings goals. There are no worries about the ups and downs of the stock market or how much tuition might go up. All Prepaid Plans are guaranteed by the State of Florida so families can never lose their investment.

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About CFO Jimmy Patronis
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).