Course detail: PFFPS - Personal Financial Fitness for Public Safety
This course will help public safety personnel examine their personal financial situation, explore practices that allow them to reach their goals and create a solid foundation for resilience during economic hardship. Establishing healthy financial habits can help reduce stress, shield from ethical problems and reserve security clearances. Through lecture, hands-on exercises and self-assessment, participants will develop their awareness and knowledge in this critical aspect of personal and family wellness.
Participants will be able to examine their current habits, establish goals and develop plans to attain financial well-being.
Recognize and discuss the importance of budgeting, goal setting and distinguishing the difference between needs and wants.
Define and recognize the importance of power of attorney, wills and legacy planning in public safety.
Discuss the role debt plays in retirement planning and how to utilize pension and other retirement accounts.
Identify how financial stress affects on the job performance and evaluate its importance in a holistic approach to wellness.
Lecture and guided discussion
Self-assessment budgeting project
Who Should Attend? All public safety personnel and their spouses/significant others
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