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CFO Jimmy Patronis Urges Floridians to Take Advantage of the Florida Prepaid College Program

For Immediate Release: Friday, February 2, 2024
Contact: Office of Communications,, 850.413.2842

CFO Jimmy Patronis Urges Floridians to Take Advantage of the Florida Prepaid College Program

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis issued a statement urging Floridians to start saving now for your child’s future by enrolling in a Florida Prepaid College Plan. A college degree is a major investment and with student loan debt at $1.7 trillion nationwide, pre-planning for the cost of college is not only vital to your student’s academic success, but future financial success as well. During the Open Enrollment period from February 1 and April 30, 2024, Prepaid Plan prices have been reduced up to 25%, now starting at just $34 a month for newborns. To learn more and take advantage of the lowest Prepaid Plan prices in ten years, visit today.

CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “Attending a college or university today is both a major milestone and a major expense in the lives of young Americans and their parents. Student debt is crippling to so many graduates just starting out in life, which is why planning for your child’s academic success through Florida Prepaid could be the major difference in ensuring they can contribute to our nation and our economy. As your CFO, I encourage Florida families to take advantage of all of the available tools and resources to help with college planning. It’s never too early or too late to start preparing for college expenses. Visit today to research the best way to lock in future college costs for less and begin saving for your child’s future.”

Florida Prepaid allows families an opportunity to start saving for college in a simple, stress-free way. Prepaid plans allow families to lock in future college costs for less, so their child’s college tuition is ready and waiting for them. Families simply pick a Prepaid Plan to fit their budget and savings goals. There are no worries about the ups and downs of the stock market or how much tuition might go up. All Florida Prepaid College Plans are guaranteed by the State of Florida so families can never lose their investment. To learn more, visit today.


About CFO Jimmy Patronis  
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and X (@FLDFS).