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Celebrate National Financial
Awareness Day with a Financial Plan

By Rachel Carden, Director of Investor Education for the Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance 

August 14 is National Financial Awareness Day! And while the origins are not exactly clear, the goal of this holiday is to serve as a reminder to ensure your and your family’s finances are a top priority. 

TDCI Securities Division Reminds Consumers
That Social Isolation May Increase Risk of Financial Exploitation

By Rachel Carden, Director of Investor Education for the Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance 

Ahead of National Senior Fraud Awareness Day on Saturday, May 15, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Securities Division reminds Tennesseans that social isolation, whether voluntary or involuntary, has a direct contribution to the financial exploitation of older investors.

National Teach Children to Save Day

By Rachel Carden, Director of Investor Education for the Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance 

Each year in April, National Teach Children to Save Day encourages children to develop responsible saving habits.

Take the Pledge to Save For Your Financial Future Today

By Rachel Carden, Director of Investor Education for the Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance 

April is Military Saves Month – a campaign where hundreds of organizations come together to collectively encourage the military community to focus on their financial wellbeing.

Financial Education for Tennessee Students Creates Habits for a Sound Financial Future

By Rachel Carden, Director of Investor Education for the Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance 

The Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is proud to sponsor the 2021 EVERFI Financial Literacy Bee - a financial capability challenge and scholarship available for high school students to participate in from April 1-15, 2021. 

Create a Successful Financial Future by Participating in America Saves Week

By Rachel Carden, Director of Investor Education for the Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance 

February 22 – 26 is America Saves Week, an initiative of the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), that has been celebrated annually for the past 14 years. The CFA works to help people save by encouraging them to take a closer look at their finances and saving habits. 

Securities During A Pandemic

By TDCI Assistant Commissioner Elizabeth Bowling 

I am sure that at the top of everyone’s mind right now is the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our lives. It feels like, in some ways, that our day-to-day routines have been brought to a grinding halt. However, with each day that passes, we realize that we are finding different ways to carry out our duties.