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Florida TaxWatch recently released a report this month looking at the economic and fiscal impacts of education and training beyond high school. (photo via: nattanan/wikimedia)
Economy

Higher education and training will make your money grow in the Central Florida


Florida TaxWatch released a report earlier this month looking at the economic and fiscal impacts of education and training beyond high school. Lawrence Drake is interim President and Dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Bethune Cookman University . WMFE’s Talia Blake spoke with Drake about some of the ways higher education and training benefit the economy and residents in Central Florida.
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Central Florida kids are officially on summer vacation, which leaves lots of parents looking for affordable childcare. 
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Economy

Affordable childcare isn’t really affordable in Florida


Central Florida kids are officially on summer vacation, which leaves lots of parents looking for affordable childcare. Inflation has made everyday living even more expensive. According to the Florida Office of Early Learning, parents are paying an average of $160 to $230 per week for childcare. 
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Hurricane season officially begins June 1st. (photo via WalletHub)
Economy

How hurricanes in Florida bring a storm to your wallet


Hurricane season officially starts June 1st and with inflation hitting the pockets of many residents, it can be difficult to think of preparing for the storm. WMFE’s Talia Blake spoke with Sean Snaith, director of the Institute for Economic Forecasting at the University of Central Florida, about how hurricane season can bring a storm to your finances.
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