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Thousands of people across Florida tune in weekly to get their questions answered as Laura Hawley interviews both national and local guests. The interactive live show is topic driven and explores hard-hitting issues related to money and the economy. Laura is dedicated to helping her clients set and achieve their financial goals in life. Laura’s strong desire to provide individuals with tools to help them gain their financial security led her to join forces with the national radio group Hall Communications to create the hit radio talk show Dollars & Sense in 1990. Dollars & Sense is heard weekly on WLKF TALK 1430 on your AM dial.


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Hot Topics – Baseball and Aging

February 1, 2017

Co-Host
Dana Hurley – Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Bill McManus – CIMA®, Director, Strategic Markets at Hartford Funds
Kevin Kelly – Advisor Consultant RVP at Hartford Funds
Bob Donahay – Director of Parks and Recreation at City of Lakeland
Ron Myers – Director of Florida Operations at the Detroit Tigers

In this episode we discuss the aging population in American and the Quality of Life, and the effects aging has on everyday life and how to deal with that. We will also look at ways to plan and be proactive throughout the aging process.

We welcome special guest Bill McManus, CIMA®, Director, Strategic Markets at Hartford Funds to discuss the role technology plays in the aging process. We will also visit with additional guest Bob Donahay, Director of Parks and Recreation at City of Lakeland, and Ron Myers, Director of Florida Operations at the Detroit Tigers to discuss the history of the between the Tigers and the City of Lakeland , new fan amenities, player development areas, and much more.

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Financial Future

January 25, 2017

Co-Host
Troy Garcia – CFP®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Steve Bissonnette – President at VISTE

In this episode we discuss the what should be saving for retirement, the difference between an RMD, ETF, 457, and what they really are, what it will take to pay your mortgage off faster, and many more questions that you may have concerning your financial future as an Investor. We will also visit with Steve Bissonnette, President at VISTE, to discuss Retirement, VISTE, and the VISTE BALL.

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2017 – Post Election Show

January 18, 2017

Co-Host
Chad Jones – CFP®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

In this episode we discuss the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States and the anticipation that it brings, the economic impact the voting it will have on our Country, the domino effect the proposed polices will have on our Economy, the promises made and the effects they will have on the Markets and the Economy.

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2016 A Year In Review

January 11, 2017

Co-Host
Troy Garcia – CFP®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Brian Wesbury – Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors L.P.

In this episode we take a look at the 2016 year in Review and discuss the Economy, the US Unemployment Rate, Gasoline, and the 2017 Economic Forecast Breakfast. We will also welcome special guest Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors L.P.

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Digging Out of Debt

January 4, 2017

Co-Host
Troy Garcia – CFP®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Kyle Cobia – AIF®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

In this episode we discuss Investing and Saving in the New Year, Credit Card Resolutions, setting a course for the year Financially, and dealing with Credit Card Debt from 2016.

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