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Financial Literacy – Life Learning

Hosted by: Laura Hawley Special guest: Dana Hurley

April 13, 2016

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

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

Guest:
Lily Romine – Executive Director at Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay – Polk District

In this episode, we discuss Financial Literacy, Budgets and how it relates to your Financial Goals and your success, Credit Card Debt, and last minute Tax Filing Tips.

In this episode we cover:

  • Last minute Tax Filing Tips (6:25)
  • The safest way to file your Taxes (7:52)
  • Making IRA Contributions while you are waiting for file (10:20)
  • Organizing your taxes (13:15)
  • Discuss true or false Tax Questions (15:45)
  • Tax Deductions vs. Tax Credits (16:21)
  • Debunking the Tax Extension – filing myth (17:15)
  • The meaning of Financial Literacy (19:17)
  • Junior Achievement of Polk County and the role they play in Polk County (20:33)
  • Lily Romine, Executive Director at Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay – Polk District
  • Youth, Technology and the view on finances (25:25)
  • Lessons kids can learn about Money (27:50)
  • Healthcare Decision Day (36:06)

Links From the Show:

Tweetable Topics:

Diversification is a must when it comes to investing, especially long term retirement. – Dana Hurley, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

If you are in the 25% tax bracket. For every $100 of deductions you can claim, you will save $25 on your taxes. – Dana Hurley, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Tax credits are better than tax deductions. Tax credits are a dollar for dollar reduction in your tax bill. – Dana Hurley, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

1 in 6 US students do not meet the baseline of proficiency in financial literacy. Which is balancing a checkbook, understanding how credit cards work. – Dana Hurley, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company information based on a Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) study.

Connect with:

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

Lily Romine – Executive Director at Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay – Polk District
LinkedIn – Lily Romine

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