Consumer Awareness Week
In honor of Consumer Awareness Week, the Florida Department of Financial Services has added new financial education resources on its website. The OnDemand Library includes short educational videos on a variety of financial and insurance topics. The videos include explanatory materials on such topics as identity theft, annuities, trust mills, and reverse mortgages. In addition, a new video concerning business identity theft aims to help small business owners from becoming a victim of this growing trend.
Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Atwater, has additional financial resources on his website at www.myfloridacfo.com.
On Guard for Seniors focuses specifically on financial and insurance issues faced by Florida’s rapidly increasing population of seniors. It also contains tips on how to prevent becoming a victim of financial fraud.
Financial Frontlines offers resources geared toward the needs of military servicemembers.
Your Money Matters provides generalized financial tips for everyone, including financial calculators and interactive presentations to increase knowledge of various financial topics.