Florida Department of Financial Services

  • Agency: Florida Department of Financial Services
  • Address: 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, 32399 FL
  • Chief:
Phone: 877-693-5236
Fax:

Florida Department of Financial Services is located at 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, 32399 FL. The Florida Department of Financial Services phone number is 877-693-5236.

Florida Department of Financial Services News

Hurricane Michael is threatening our state. The time to get prepared is NOW. Use our checklist to help with some of your prep today and tomorrow. https://bit.ly/2JPp7l6

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Tip: Safeguard your personal information by keeping security software current. Having the latest security software, web browser and operating system is the best defense against viruses, malware and other online threats.

CFO & State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis delivered firefighter cancer-fighting decontamination kits to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue in Tampa. These kits will help mitigate firefighters’ exposure to cancer-causing products. Firefighters have alarming cancer rates and we must do everything possible to keep our heroes healthy and safe.

Today we honor the memory of those who lost their lives 17 years ago. We must never forget the sacrifice of our first responders.

Sammie Learns to Earn was a big success at FAMU’s 12th Annual Jumpstart 2 Success event on Saturday. At the Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center. Our Division of Consumer Services brought Sammie, the Saving Scottie to begin a conversation about money basics with the young ones in attendance.

Florida’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday starts TODAY. Now is a great time to shop for school supplies, clothes and backpacks tax free. https://bit.ly/2LopB28

With more than 1.5 million veterans, 55,000 active duty and 36,000 reserve members of the military calling Florida home, it’s important that we empower our heroes to safeguard their finances. www.myfloridacfo.com/ymm/financialfrontlines

Scam artists are aware of the high number of seniors in Florida and look to take advantage of them financially. Our Division of Consumer Services hosted the Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) workshop in Hollywood, Florida, to help educated seniors on financial fraud and scams.

A home is often a person or family’s largest asset. As National Homeownership Month comes to a close, take time to look over your current homeowner insurance policies. This is even more important now that hurricane season has begun.

Florida Needs Cryptocurrency Oversight: "My goal is to keep pace with demand and not deter innovation while monitoring for fraudulent behavior and scams." CFO Jimmy Patronis

CFO Jimmy Patronis directed his Division of Consumer Services to send insurance experts to Franklin County to assist residents navigating the claims process. Our teams will be on the ground today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. DETAILS HERE>>http://bit.ly/2IuuRPt

One out of every five seniors 65+ fall victim to financial exploitation, today our Division of Consumer Services hosted a free event to help seniors avoid being a part of the shocking number of those who fall victim to financial fraud.

Thank you for your service! We are committed to protecting your finances from financial fraud and debt. Check out resources here: https://www.myfloridacfo.com/YMM/financialfrontlines/

1 in 5 seniors fall victim to fraud. We work every day to help protect our seniors from financial exploitation.

Day two of senior scam workshops in the Tampa Bay area. 1 in 5 seniors are victims of fraud. It's CFO Jimmy Patronis' goal to change those stats.

Our consumer services team read our new financial literacy book for kids, Sammie Learns to Earn, during Word of South this weekend. More about Sammie and how you can help educate kids on how to save: http://bit.ly/sammieearns

CFO Jimmy Patronis' Division of Consumer Services is on the road again, helping seniors in Florida "Be Scam Smart." Yesterday the team was in Palm Coast and today in Flagler Beach! If you're interested in scheduling a workshop in your community visit: http://bit.ly/ScamSmartWorkshop

This week, CFO Jimmy Patronis' Division of Consumer Services hosted an Operation SAFE workshop in Lakeland. CLICK to request a workshop to help seniors, their families and caregivers learn ways to avoid financial fraud and scams: http://bit.ly/SAFEworkshops

CFO Jimmy Patronis' Division of Consumer Services has worked diligently to recover nearly $23.4 million for Florida consumers. You can call the consumer helpline (1-877-MYFLCFO) to help answer your insurance or financial-related questions or complaints.

Financial Friday Tip of the Day: Make your monthly credit card payment on time to avoid late fees and hits to your credit.

Doing THIS can be a big step toward meeting your savings goals.

Financial Tip of the Day: It’s never too early to teach savings skills. Share your saving, budgeting and retirement plans with your children. #FloridaSavesWeek

Each month, review your checking, saving and credit card statements for ways you can cut back. For more tips: http://bit.ly/flsavesweek

It's not only Florida Saves Week, but Military Saves Week too! One way to thank our military for their service is to help make sure they are financially successful. We'll be posting savings tips here and on our website this week: http://bit.ly/financialfrontlines