Adopting smart fiscal management practices and preparing for short- and long-term expenses can help ensure we are fiscally fit. Take a look through our resources below to enhance your financial dimension of wellness.
What is your financial vision? Do you want to improve your finances? Maintain them? Or have you considered taking action, but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. Nearly 40% of Americans are financially unstable. Don’t wait to take the next steps to improve your finances! Take the Money 101 quiz today and access financial resources tailored to your readiness to change.
Master of Personal Finance (MPF)
Whether you consider yourself a financial freshman or an honors student, earn your MPF as you learn how to negotiate your salary, pay off student loans, build credit, and more. This self-paced course is full of practical tools to help you become a Master of Personal Finance!
Financial Literacy Series
Improve your financial health by learning new habits, saving for retirement, reviewing your insurance or even managing your credit. Through a series of webinars hosted by UFHR Wellness, you will learn sustainable ways to increase financial literacy and develop healthier financial habits.
Financially Fit with Lincoln Financial
Go beyond the basics with financial wellness tools from Lincoln Financial. Watch a recorded presentation or explore an interactive tool kit on topics such as managing debt, retiring well, saving as a single, and more.
Free 1-on-1 Financial Counseling
Make the best financial decisions for your financial stability and well-being by joining UF IFAS Extension Family and Consumer Sciences agents in 1-on-1 virtual financial counseling. Services are offered to individuals who are undeserved, including those living in rural communities, those with chronic illnesses or those struggling to make ends meet. Counselors will help you to understand and organize your finances.
Creating Healthy Behaviors Toolkit
Discover how healthy behaviors can become easier and more sustainable by moving one small step at a time. By creating SMART goals, budgets for financial security, grocery lists, and tracking habits, individuals can create guides towards adopting healthy behaviors.
UF Health Employee Resources
Meet one-on-one with a Lincoln Financial representative and get more information about your retirement benefits.
Retirement Planning – Medicare
Meet with The Elan Group’s Medicare Division to navigate the sometimes confusing and time-consuming process of reviewing Medicare options. They offer assistance in reviewing which of the various plans provides the health coverage that best fits your needs.
Did you know that as a UF Health employee, both undergraduate and graduate courses can be reimbursed? Continue your professional growth and continuous learning today!
UF Employee Resources
Employee Education Program
The EEP enables full-time UF Academic Personnel, TEAMS employees and USPS employees who have been employed for at least six months to receive tuition assistance for up to six credit hours of instruction per semester at the state university closest to their work location.
Unlocking the doors to promising futures, the Tuition Exchange program is available to Dependent children of full-time, permanent status UF employees. Commit to your child’s future today.
Financial Literacy & Retirement Education (FLARE)
Discover the tools and tips to “illuminate the journey to financial security” through UF’s Financial Literacy and Retirement Education Program. The program includes a variety of workshops on financial investing and budgeting, tips to help prepare for retirement and educational classes to help prepare employees for their best possible financial future.