Thinking about retirement? FLARE illuminates the journey to financial security

By on March 1, 2017

UF’s Financial Literacy and Retirement Education (FLARE) program offers retirement resources, including retirement and education planning courses, to help UF employees find the balance between making ends meet today and a comfortable future. FLARE courses can help you make educated decisions regarding personal finance and retirement.

Upcoming FLARE spring courses are found below and summer classes will be coming soon. Class sizes are limited, so sign up today.

GET140 Medicare
Friday, March 17, 9 to 11 a.m.

This program will provide unbiased information on Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare supplemental insurance, long-term care insurance, prescription assistance and Medicare fraud.

GET137 Creating a Retirement Roadmap
Monday, April 10, 2 to 4 p.m.

This seminar will provide valuable investment information that can make your “trip” toward retirement easier. You will review saving strategies and the important investment steps you need to reach your retirement goals.

GET573 Florida Retirement System/DROP Workshop
Friday, April 21, 9 to 11 a.m.

This workshop will provide you with an understanding of the Florida Pension Plan and the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) through a review of current tools, including videos and webcasts, and covering pertinent topics like how to use online resources, apply for your retirement or DROP, convert your health and life coverage, and more.