Category: Your Money

Take charge of your finances

If you’re looking for ways to improve your financial well-being in 2023, there are a number of free upcoming workshops that can help.

The Florida Retirement System is offering free virtual financial planning workshops for UF faculty and staff.

In addition, UF/IFAS is hosting four free webinars — open to the public — to help you learn more about how to file your tax return.

Vacation leave conversion updates

Due to the pandemic, UF faculty and staff vacation leave conversion was paused for 2021 and 2022.

Financial wellness resources to tackle the holidays

For financial tips, resources and programs to support your fiscal well-being, check out the Get Prepared section of our Worklife website.

It’s the holiday season!

Throughout the month of December, UF faculty and staff have access to a number of special holiday offers. Check out the following upcoming promotions and events right in our backyard.

Don’t miss the Poinsettia sale, enjoy discounts from the University Press of Florida and the Florida Museum, get your tickets for Sounds of the Season at the Phillips Center and don’t forget about UF’s GatorPerks discount program as you plan your holiday shopping, travel and entertainment. 

Tips to keep your holiday budget in line

The holidays are upon us — and between events, travel and gifts, everyone’s wallet is likely to take a hit.

Leave cash-out opportunity through Nov. 9

Each year, UF TEAMS employees are eligible to cash out up to 16 hours of vacation leave before the holiday season, provided a minimum of 40 hours remains on balance.

Why you might want a flexible spending account

Did you know a flexible spending account (FSA) can help you save on taxes when you pay for qualified expenses?

Open enrollment is a great time to explore adding an FSA to your benefits package if you don’t already have one. UF offers two types of FSAs you might wish to consider enrolling — a healthcare FSA and a dependent care FSA.

Are you considering life insurance?

Are you wondering whether it makes sense to sign up for a life insurance plan during this year’s Open Enrollment period? Maybe you haven’t thought seriously about buying life insurance yet—or you figured you’re not quite to the life stage where you need to think about buying a policy. Why do I need life insurance? […]

Demystifying disability insurance

If you’re like most people, you probably haven’t given much thought to getting disability insurance. You may not even know what it covers or who it’s right for. But Open Enrollment is the perfect time to check out if enrolling in a disability plan is the right choice for you. Disability insurance is an effective […]

Explore financial literacy resources

Wednesday, Oct. 12, is National Savings Day, a time to reflect on and improve our financial habits.

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