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BACK TO SCHOOL PART 1

by: LAURA HAWLEY guest: Dana Hurley July 25, 2018
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Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

Co-Host
Dana Hurley – Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
John Hill – Deputy Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools
Jacqueline Byrd – Superintendent of Polk County Public
Liz Antaya – Co-Chairman of Downtown Lakeland Kiwanis Club

In this episode, we discuss preparing your child for Back to School, back-to-school savings tips, best place to get school supplies, how to help your child have a great year, and much more. We will visit guest John Hill, Deputy Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools and Jacqueline Byrd, Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools to discuss the importance of parent involvement, rising District Scores, and School Safety. We also welcome special guest Liz Antaya, Co-Chairman of Downtown Lakeland Kiwanis Club to discuss Stuff the Bus.

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In this episode we cover:

  • Economic Compass (1:19)
  • Economics of going back to School (4:17)
  • Visit with John Hill, Deputy Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools to discuss where to begin when preparing to send you child back to school. (8:50)
  • Purchasing back to school items during Florida’s Tax-Free weekend (12:45)
  • The role Electronics and Linguistics play in your child’s Learning (18:46)
  • The importance of the improved District scores in Polk County (23:42)
  • The steps Parents can take to be involved in their child’s school (32:22)
  • How Polk County Public Schools is addressing School Safety (35:05)
  • Visit with Liz Antaya, Co-Chairman of Downtown Lakeland Kiwanis Club to discuss Stuff the Bus. (39:19)

Tweetable Topics:

An estimated 75.7 million students will head back to school Nationwide in the next few weeks. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

Earnings report is one of the most important things that an investor can keep their ear to. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

Polk County is the 7th poorest County in the Country. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

Families in America spend an average of $630.36 per child on back to school needs. – Dana Hurley, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Households across the nation are expected to spend over 75 billion on school related items this year. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

In order for children to succeed they have to have those foundational basic skills. – John Hill – Deputy Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools

Education starts at home. – Jacqueline Byrd – Superintendent of Polk County Public

Connect with:

Laura Hawley – CFP®, President at Allen & Company
Allen & Company – Laura Hawley

Dana Hurley – Financial Advisor at Allen & Company
Allen & Company – Dana Hurley
LinkedIn – Dana Hurley

Jacqueline Byrd, Superintendent at Polk County Public Schools
Polk County Public Schools – Jacqueline Byrd

John Hill, Deputy Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools
Twitter – John Hill https://twitter.com/DeputySupHill

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About LAURA HAWLEY

Laura began her lifelong career at Allen & Company as one of the youngest Financial Advisors in Florida more than 30 years ago.

A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, Laura joined Allen & Company in 1983 and now serves as Senior Vice President and Chairperson of the Executive Committee. In addition, she was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2001. Laura played a crucial role in establishing the Viera office and served as Branch Manager until 2015. She holds Series 7, 66 and 24 licenses, as well as her Life, Health and Variable Annuities.

Laura’s holistic approach to financial planning, and her passion...