August 1, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 12/31/2013

› Paying down debt an attainable goal in improving economy
Many South Floridians are focused on reducing debt — a plan that could help them and the entire community in 2014. Healthier balance sheets equals less stress and ultimately more dollars to spend in South Florida, economists say.

› People of the Year: Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance
Lee and Collier counties have long survived on the area’s tourism and construction. But regional leaders know these industries alone can’t support the region, and the recent recession was a swift and crippling reminder of that reality.

› What to look forward to at Disney World in 2014
Every year, there's plenty to look forward to at Walt Disney World, but 2014 will be especially magical at Walt Disney World parks. Here are a few of the things to look forward to in the coming year.

› Do Not Call complaints top Florida list in 2013
Complaints about violators of Do Not Call topped the list of complaints consumers filed with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the department said Monday. Consumers filed 47,226 complaints with the department’s consumer assistance center.

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