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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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Planning for your heirs

September 12, 2018

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

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

In this episode, we discuss Investments and what types of Investments work better than others, how to Invest to consider Bull Markets, and several other Strategies to consider. We will also discuss the Probate, Estate, Death Tax, Wills, Trust and how to have those important conversations with your Family, while also reviewing and clarifying Inheritance.

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Florida Agriculture, the future of Fresh from Florida

August 15, 2018

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

Co-Host
Kyle Cobia – AIF®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Jeff Phillips – Sr. VP and Chief Relationship Officer at Farm Credit of Central Florida

In this episode, we discuss the future of Farming and how the Innovations of Farming have changed the faces and work life of the Farmer in 2018. We will visit with Jeff Phillips, Sr. VP and Chief Relationship Officer of Farm Credit of Central Florida for insights into Farming today and tomorrow, the role Technology is playing in the Farming Industry, and how Lending Institutions are dealing with the change in Cannabis Law and much more.

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Behavioral Finances

August 8, 2018

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

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

In this episode, we discuss the way we Spend, Save, and Invest our Money reveals about our Personality and how we think about Money. We will take an in-depth look at one of the most common Personality Assessments and how can it help discover a Career, General Strengths and Weaknesses, and Personal Finances. We also discuss the differences in Spending and Financial habits among partners and couples, and ways to compromise.

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Back to School Part 2

August 1, 2018

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

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

Guest
Ariana Acree – University of Florida Intern at Allen & Company
Nick Wegman – University of Florida Intern at Allen & Company

In this episode, we help Parents and Grandparents prepare to send their High School aged and College bound children Back to School and tackle the tough issue of Budgeting and managing Personal Finances as a College Student, Student Loans, Alternative Education options and much more. We also welcome Nick Wegman and Ariana Acree, University of Florida Intern at Allen & Company to discuss Careers, College Debt, Budgeting and the overall College experience.

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Back to School Part 1

July 25, 2018

Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

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

Guest
John Hill – Deputy Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools
Jacqueline Byrd – Superintendent of Polk County Public
Liz Antaya – Co-Chairman of Downtown Lakeland Kiwanis Club

In this episode, we discuss preparing your child for Back to School, back-to-school savings tips, best place to get school supplies, how to help your child have a great year, and much more. We will visit guest John Hill, Deputy Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools and Jacqueline Byrd, Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools to discuss the importance of parent involvement, rising District Scores, and School Safety. We also welcome special guest Liz Antaya, Co-Chairman of Downtown Lakeland Kiwanis Club to discuss Stuff the Bus.

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