October 2015: Securing Mi Financial Future Month

WHEREAS, It is never too soon for Michigan consumers to begin planning for their financial future; and,

WHEREAS, It is difficult for many Michigan consumers to find trusted, non-commercial financial information and resources in one location; and,

WHEREAS, The State of Michigan is committed to providing Michigan consumers with financial planning tools, information, and guidance to help them navigate their financial challenges; and,

WHEREAS, Financial professionals and financial organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors are committed to providing educational experiences that address the financial information needs of Michigan consumers; and,

WHEREAS, The Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is collaborating with federal and state agencies, financial professionals and financial organizations to provide vetted, non-commercial financial information, resources and tools free of charge to Michigan consumers to empower them to make better decisions while building their financial future;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim October 2015 as Securing Mi Financial Future Month in Michigan.