DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2017) – Daytona State College is producing a financial planning TV series called "Plan Stronger," with up to 60 half-hour episodes supported by Holland New financial planning TV series to air on WDSC TV15Financial Inc. The shows will offer financial planning guidance and will air on the college's public television station, WDSC TV15, beginning Jan. 9 at 7 p.m.

Filmed and produced by WDSC, the episodes feature scripts, dialogue, hosts and guests provided by Holland Financial. David Holland, company owner, author and financial columnist, will host the series, airing Mondays at 7 p.m. on WDSC TV15.

"We're pleased to partner with experts in financial education to the benefit of our local and regional viewers," said DSC President Tom LoBasso.

The first six episodes will focus on these topics and offer guest discussion:

New financial planning TV series to air on WDSC TV15• Diversification - Guest Nancy Anderson

• Women and their Finances - Guest Cary Carbonaro

• Estate Planning - Guest Matthew C. Shapiro, Attorney

• "Early" Retirement - Guest Nancy Anderson

• Financial Infidelity - Guest Cary Carbonaro

• Trusts - Guest Matthew C. Shapiro, Attorney

The programs, free of advertising, are produced to the professional broadcast standards of the Federal Communications Commission and the Public Broadcasting Service.

WDSC broadcasts in the Orlando-Daytona-Melbourne television market, an area that serves 3.2 million people and is the 19th largest television market in the nation. Counties in the viewing area include Volusia, Flagler, Seminole, Brevard, Orange, Putnam, Marion, Lake and Osceola. More than 200,000 households view programs on WDSC each week.

WDSC TV15 supports the educational mission of Daytona State by serving as a living classroom for students in the Television Studio Production Certificate program and the upcoming Associate of Science in Broadcast Television Production degree. In these programs, students receive training in video and television studio production, set design, lighting, camera, audio and broadcast production. Through hands-on training with live programs, students gain experience in television and video production.



MORE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College is the leader in education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 60 years. The College enrolls nearly 25,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including healthcare, emergency services/public safety, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology, digital media, and more. 

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, consistently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranks the College among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans multiple times.

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Chris Thomes,

Marketing & Communications,

A Member of the Florida College System

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