financial literacy

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Florida schools should teach their students how to save, invest, and otherwise understand personal finances. That’s according to members of the Florida Financial Literacy summit. Now lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it a graduation requirement. Mark Anderson is with the Florida council on economic education.

FCADV President Tiffany Carr flanked by CFO Jeff Atwater.
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Advocates say domestic violence victims often stay in abusive relationships because they lack financial freedom.  Florida’s CFO Jeff Atwater discussed the issue Wednesday with Tiffany Carr, President of the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

http://www.politico.com/story/2015/06/gardiner-readies-senate-gop-for-campaign-season-119299 / politico.com

This week saw a homerun for disability rights in the Florida Capitol. There are two bills heading to the Governor’s desk.