“The more financially literate our population is, the easier we are going to withstand the inevitable ups and downs of our economy,” Wood said.
Wright State hopes the LIFT Symposium will become an annual event, he said.
Henry provided a look at the Dayton region’s economy, which continues to recover, but at a slower pace than Ohio and the nation.
Strong manufacturing demand led by the automotive and aerospace sectors have helped stimulate the region’s economy, as have announced plans of international manufacturers such as Fuyao Glass America Inc. bringing jobs to the area.
In addition, the Dayton metro area’s large health care sector continues to perform well as the region’s aging population makes increased use of area facilities, he said.