Category: Worklife

Sharpen your financial skills with these upcoming webinars

Whether retirement is just around the corner or a few years away, it’s important to plan for this milestone.


Explore ways to create a healthier lifestyle

Don’t miss your chance to register for a live series of the Healthy Lifestyle program, which features six weekly 45-minute sessions that explore ways to create a healthy lifestyle.


Are you maximizing your tax-deferring opportunities?

As tax season approaches, now is a great time to do a financial check-up to ensure you are taking advantage of the tax-deferring opportunities available to you.

“Anything you can do to tax-defer helps stretch your dollar,” said Shannon Edwards, UFHR Benefits director. “The first thing I tell people who come to me for savings advice is to do a financial check-up at the beginning of each year to ensure they are taking advantage of every opportunity.”

As a UF employee, you have a few ways to tax-defer your earnings


Downtown parking changes underway

The City of Gainesville has begun to implement parking changes around the downtown area.


Energize your weekend with a Qigong class

Start your weekend both grounded and energized by joining an all-level practice class of Qigong in the beautiful outdoors.


Have you reviewed your 2022 paycheck statements?

While it’s always a good idea to look over your paycheck statement from time to time, it’s especially important at the beginning of the calendar year. By doing so, you can verify your benefits deductions and leave accruals are accurate and up-to-date.

Read on to learn about benefits deductions and the vacation leave conversion pause.


What to consider when sharing photos of your kids online

In a recent From Florida episode, Stacey Steinberg, J.D., offers parents tips on what to consider as they and their children navigate social media.


Sign up for the Florida Museum’s Fantastic Fossils 5K

Celebrate the Florida Museum’s first live 5K in three years!


Looking for ways to add to your retirement savings?

University of Florida

The new year is a great time to review your savings plans to ensure you’re maximizing your contributions. In addition to the state retirement plans offered, as a UF employee you may also participate in a 457(b) Deferred Compensation plan and/or voluntary 403(b) plans to supplement your retirement via payroll deductions.

Both the 457(b) and 403(b) plans are voluntary savings plans available to faculty, TEAMS, USPS and OPS employees — including housestaff/residents, graduate assistants, postdocs and adjunct faculty. Read on for a breakdown of each plan.


Finding connection through affinity and networking groups

Discover a wide range of UF affinity networks and communities of practice as well as area professional and recreational organizations by visiting our Get Connected website.


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