Fostering Prosperity Through Financial Knowledge and Education
Understanding financial principals and the management of money can be the key to prosperity for individuals, as well as their communities. Each year many of our employees volunteer their time to reach out to local schools and groups to provide classes on topics ranging from basic budgeting to identity theft.
Through these courses you can learn how to make your money work for you — from budgeting strategies to saving for the future. You can also discover what’s important in building the credit you need and the best ways to manage it. No matter what you want to do in life – buying a home, building a business, sending a child to college, securing a comfortable retirement – gaining solid financial knowledge and skills is one of the keys to reaching your goals.
Besides the courses that we make available, there are many other helpful outside resources as well, including the NCUA Financial Education Resource Center. This site contains numerous resources to help promote financial literacy and assist their members with making smarter financial decisions. You can find the resource center at the link below.
The Florida Department of Financial Services created the My Money Program to provide educational lessons for individuals with developmental disabilities and important resources for family members and caregivers. The My Money Program allows individuals to learn and practice financial skills at their own pace, using interactive games, activities and educational videos.
We hope you find the materials helpful and informative. Please contact us at (352) 369-1000 if you are interested in having one of our experienced bankers provide a workshop for your classroom or group.